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Casa de las Conchas House

  • Casa de las Conchas house. Salamanca  © Turespaña

    Casa de las Conchas house. Salamanca © Turespaña





Siglo XV


Calle Compañía, 2
37002 Salamanca
Salamanca, Castile-Leon

Telephone+34 923269317 - +34 923268571

Fax+34 923269758



The House of Shells is in the Gothic style. Its construction was begun at the end of the 15th century, although it also has Renaissance and Mudejar elements. It belongs to what is known as Isabelline art.

This civil building attracts the traveller's attention due to the over three hundred shells which cover its outer walls. In the 18th century it suffered cracks, causing the upper part to be remodelled leaving it without the shells that decorate the rest of the façade. Its entrance door with a Gothic coat of arms featuring lilies above it is worth mentioning. Today it houses the Salamanca public library and an information office.

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Monday to Friday

Does not close at midday

9:00 AM to 9:00 PM


9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Public holidays and Sundays

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM



Free admission


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