Salamanca
in Salamanca of Castille and León, Spain

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
40.969 and -5.664 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 40° 58' 7" and W -5° 39' 49"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Basque, Occitan
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 11:57 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Europe/Madrid
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
8:12 am and 8:16 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-40.997 and 174.313 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Cape Jackson
References
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Delve into Salamanca

Salamanca in Salamanca (Castille and León) with it's 155,619 habitants is a town located in Spain about 110 mi (or 176 km) west of Madrid, the country's capital town.

Time in Salamanca is now 11:57 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Europe / Madrid with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 9 airports closer to Salamanca, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Spain is Salamanca Airport in a distance of 9 mi (or 14 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Prehistoric Rock Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde in Portugal at a distance of 25 mi (or 41 km). The closest in Spain is Old City of Salamanca in a distance of 69 mi (or 41 km), South-East. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Carbajosa de la Sagrada, Santa Marta de Tormes, Villares de la Reina, Villamayor and Aldeatejada. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 18°C / 65 °F

Morning Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Night Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 76%
Air Pressure 1018.9 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (5 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 44% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 25th of September 2019

18°C (64 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Thursday, 26th of September 2019

24°C (75 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Few clouds, calm.

Friday, 27th of September 2019

24°C (74 °F)
15°C (60 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Alameda Palace

Address
0,3 mi
Paseo de la Estación, 1
37004 Salamanca
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Gran Hotel Corona Sol

Address
0,3 mi
Calle Victor García de la Concha s/n
37007 Salamanca
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Soho Boutique Salamanca

Address
0,3 mi
Plaza Angel 5
37001 Salamanca
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Salamanca Suite Studios

Address
0,2 mi
Plaza de la Libertad 4
37002 Salamanca
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 9:00 - 21:00
Weekend: 9:00 - 21:00


Sercotel Monterrey

Address
0,2 mi
Azafranal 21
37001 Salamanca
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Rua

Address
0,3 mi
Sánchez Barbero, 11
37002 Salamanca
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Artheus Carmelitas Salamanca

Address
0,2 mi
Paseo Carmelitas 67
37002 Salamanca
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Catalonia Plaza Mayor Salamanca

Address
0,2 mi
Espoz y Mina, 23-25
37002 Salamanca
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 0:00
Weekend: closed


Apartamentos Toro 33

Address
0,2 mi
Calle Toro, Nº 33 - 37
37002 Salamanca
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Silken Rona Dalba

Address
0,1 mi
Plaza San Juan Bautista 12
37002 Salamanca
Spain

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 09:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Salamanca desde el cielo

Published: April 12, 2015
Length: 19:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Salamanca Videos


Semana Santa Salamanca 2015: La Soledad

Published: April 04, 2015
Length: 10:47 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Salamanca Videos

Imagen: Julio César Hoz.


CONCIERTO FITO Y FITIPALDIS EN SALAMANCA

Published: November 30, 2014
Length: 27:53 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Salamanca rtv al día

Concierto de Fito y Fitipaldis (www.fitoyfitipaldis.com) en el Multiusos Sánchez Paraíso de Salamanca Noticia:http://salamancartvaldia.es/not/63337/fito-y-fitipaldis-arrasan-con-su-gira-huyendo-...


Semana Santa Salamanca 2015: Jesús Despojado

Published: March 29, 2015
Length: 51:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Salamanca Videos

Imagen: Julio César Hoz.


Video Documental Semana Santa Salamanca 2014

Published: June 02, 2014
Length: 43:10 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Irene Corral DosSantos

Video Documental de la Semana Santa de Salamanca del año 2014, realizado por Irene Cds Photo. Se que faltan algunas hermandades y os pido disculpas por no tenerlas todas. ©IreneCdsPhoto...


Salamanca - España

Published: June 16, 2014
Length: 11:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Travel And Discover

Los orígenes de la urbe se remontan a hace unos 2700 años, durante la primera Edad de Hierro, cuando los primeros pobladores de la ciudad se asentaron en el cerro de San Vicente, a la ribera...


Semana Santa Salamanca 2015: Jesús Flagelado y Nuestra Señora de las lágrimas

Published: April 01, 2015
Length: 02:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Salamanca Videos

Imagen: Julio César Hoz.


Semana Santa Salamanca 2015: Cristo de la Vela

Published: April 04, 2015
Length: 43:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Salamanca Videos

Imagen: Julio César Hoz.


Semana Santa Salamanca 2015: Cristo del Amor y de la Paz

Published: April 02, 2015
Length: 45:58 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Salamanca Videos

Imagen: Julio César Hoz.


Universidad de Salamanca: Destino Erasmus / University of Salamanca [IGEO.TV]

Published: August 07, 2013
Length: 05:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: i geotv

http://igeo.tv/category/videos/tematica/cultura/ En 1218, el rey Alfonso IX de León transforma la escuela catedralicia en Estudio General o Universidad de Salamanca, impartiéndose las clases...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Battle of Salamanca

The Battle of Salamanca saw the Anglo-Portuguese army under the Duke of Wellington defeat Marshal Auguste Marmont's French forces among the hills around Arapiles south of Salamanca, Spain on 22 July 1812 during the Peninsular War. A Spanish division was also present but took no part in the battle. The battle was a succession of strokes in oblique order, initiated by the British heavy cavalry brigade and Pakenham's 3rd division, and continued by the cavalry and the 4th, 5th and 6th divisions.

Located at 40.8935, -5.64526 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Battles of the Peninsular War, Battles of the Napoleonic Wars, Battles involving Spain, Battles involving Portugal, Battles involving the United Kingdom, Battles involving France, Conflicts in 1812, King's German Legion, 1812 in Spain, Battle honours of the King's Royal Rifle Corps

Kingdom of León

The Kingdom of León was an independent kingdom situated in the northwest region of the Iberian Peninsula. It was founded in AD 910 when the Christian princes of Asturias along the northern coast of the peninsula shifted their capital from Oviedo to the city of León. The County of Portugal separated to become the independent Kingdom of Portugal in 1139 and the eastern, inland part of León was joined to the Kingdom of Castile in 1230.

Located at 40.9778, -5.67186 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1301 disestablishments, States and territories established in 910, Former countries in Europe, Former monarchies of Europe, Reconquista, Kingdom of León

University of Salamanca

The University of Salamanca (Spanish: Universidad de Salamanca) is a Spanish higher education institution, located in the town of Salamanca, west of Madrid, in the autonomous community of Castilla and León. It was founded in 1134 and given the Royal charter of foundation by King Alfonso IX in 1218. It is the oldest founded university in Spain and the third oldest European university in continuous operations.

Located at 40.9616, -5.66761 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
University of Salamanca, Universities in Castile and León, 1218 establishments, Educational institutions established in the 13th century, Coimbra Group, Kingdom of León, Renaissance architecture in Spain, Public universities

Pontifical University of Salamanca

The Pontifical University of Salamanca is a private, catholic university, located in Salamanca, Spain, and campus in Salamanca and Madrid.

Located at 40.963, -5.667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Pontifical Universities, Universities in Castile and León, Roman Catholic universities and colleges in Spain, Educational institutions established in 1940

New Cathedral, Salamanca

The New Cathedral is, together with the Old Cathedral, one of the two cathedrals of Salamanca, Spain. It was constructed between the 16th in and 18th centuries in two styles: late Gothic and Baroque. Building began in 1513 and the cathedral was consecrated in 1733. It was commissioned by Ferdinand V of Castile of Spain. It was declared a national monument by royal decree in 1887.

Located at 40.9606, -5.66583 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cathedrals in Spain, Buildings and structures in Salamanca, Churches in Castile and León

Estadio El Helmántico

Estadio El Helmántico is a football stadium in Salamanca, Spain where UD Salamanca plays home matches. The stadium holds 17,341 and was built in 1970. It is placed on the out-skirts of the city. The Stadium also has a mini-stadium where the team usually trains and once a year hosts an international athletic championship. They are officially called "Javier Sotomayor", for Javier Sotomayor who set the world record in high jump there, but they are popularlly called "Pistas del Helmántico".

Located at 40.9953, -5.665 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Spain, UD Salamanca, Athletics (track and field) venues in Spain, Sports venues in Castile and León

Aldeatejada

Aldeatejada is a village and municipality in the province of Salamanca, western Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castile-Leon.

Located at 40.9167, -5.68333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities in the Province of Salamanca, Populated places in the Province of Salamanca

Arapiles, Salamanca

Arapiles is a village and municipality in the province of Salamanca, western Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castile-Leon. It is located 8 kilometres from the city of Salamanca and has a population of 466 people. The municipality covers an area of 25.26 km². The village lies 840 metres above sea level. The post code is 37796.

Located at 40.9, -5.63333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities in the Province of Salamanca, Populated places in the Province of Salamanca

Cabrerizos

Cabrerizos is a village and municipality in the province of Salamanca, western Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castile-Leon. It is located only 4 kilometres from the city of Salamanca and has a population of 2598 people. The municipality covers an area of 11.54 km². The village lies 826 metres above sea level. The post code is 37193.

Located at 40.9833, -5.6 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities in the Province of Salamanca, Populated places in the Province of Salamanca

Carbajosa de la Sagrada

Carbajosa de la Sagrada is a municipality in the province of Salamanca, western Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castile-Leon. It is located only 4 kilometres from the city of Salamanca and as of 2003 has a population of 5000 people. The municipality covers an area of 13.71 km². The village lies 789 metres above sea level. The post code is 37188.

Located at 40.9333, -5.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities in the Province of Salamanca, Populated places in the Province of Salamanca

Santa Marta de Tormes

Santa Marta de Tormes (Saint Martha upon Tormes) is a municipality in the province of Salamanca, western Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castile and León, on the outskirts of the capital Salamanca, located only 3 kilometres away. It has a population of 21,045 people.

Located at 40.95, -5.63333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities in the Province of Salamanca, Populated places in the Province of Salamanca

Villares de la Reina

Villares de la Reina is a municipality in the province of Salamanca, western Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castile-Leon, on the outskirts of Salamanca city. It has a population of 4200 people.

Located at 41, -5.63333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities in the Province of Salamanca, Populated places in the Province of Salamanca

Monterrubio de Armuña

Monterrubio de Armuña is a village and municipality in the province of Salamanca, western Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castile-Leon. It is located 7 kilometres from the provincial capital city of Salamanca and has a population of 637 people.

Located at 41.0333, -5.63333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities in the Province of Salamanca, Populated places in the Province of Salamanca

San Cristóbal de la Cuesta

San Cristóbal de la Cuesta is a municipality located in the province of Salamanca, Castile and León, Spain. According to the 2004 census, the municipality has a population of 521 inhabitants.

Located at 41.0333, -5.61667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities in the Province of Salamanca, Populated places in the Province of Salamanca

Plaza de Toros La Glorieta

Plaza de Toros de "La Glorieta" is a bullring in Salamanca, Castile and León, Spain. It is currently used for bull fighting. The stadium holds 10,858 people. It was built in 1892 and officially opened on September 11, 1893. It's classical in style, and has three levels, made of stone, wrought-iron and brick. The ring is 54 metres in diameter, and there is seating for almost 11000 spectators.

Located at 40.9773, -5.66113 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Spanish sports venue stubs, Bullrings in Spain, Sports venues in Castile and León

Colegio Mayor de Santiago el Zebedeo

The Colegio Mayor de Santiago, el Zebedeo, Colegio del Arzobispo or Colegio Mayor de Fonseca is a historical edifice in Salamanca, Spain, founded in 1519 by Alonso de Fonseca, archbishop of Santiago de Compostela (hence its name), in order to provide Galician students with a college in which to study within the University of Salamanca. It is one of the Colegios Mayores of Salamanca and was later known as the Colegio de los Irlandeses or the Irish College.

Located at 40.9656, -5.67028 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Salamanca, Renaissance architecture in Spain, 1519 establishments

Salamanca

Salamanca is a city in northwestern Spain, the capital of the Province of Salamanca in the community of Castile and León. Its Old City was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988. With a metropolitan population around 192,000 it is the second most populated urban area in Castile and León, after Valladolid (369,000), and closely followed by Leon (187,000) and Burgos (176,000).

Located at 40.9616, -5.66761 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Salamanca, European Capitals of Culture, Municipalities in the Province of Salamanca, Populated places established in the 3rd century BC, Province of Salamanca, University towns, World Heritage Sites in Spain, Populated places in the Province of Salamanca

Old Cathedral, Salamanca

The Old Cathedral is one of two cathedrals in Salamanca, Spain, the other being the New Cathedral of Salamanca. It was founded by Bishop Jerome of Périgord, in the 12th century and completed in Romanesque/Gothic style in the 14th century. It is dedicated to Santa Maria de la Sede (Saint Mary of the See). The apse houses a large cycle of 53 tables, 12 of which by the 15th century Italian artist Dello Delli, depicting the life of Jesus and the Virgin Mary.

Located at 40.9605, -5.66667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cathedrals in Spain, Buildings and structures in Salamanca, Churches in Castile and León

Convento de San Esteban, Salamanca

The Convento de San Esteban is a Dominican monastery situated in the Plaza del Concilio de Trento in the city of Salamanca.

Located at 40.9606, -5.66306 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
16th-century architecture, 1618 establishments, Buildings and structures in Salamanca, Monasteries in Castile and León, Renaissance architecture in Spain

Casa de las Conchas

The Casa de las Conchas is a historical building in Salamanca, central Spain. It currently houses a public library. It was built from 1493 to 1517 by Rodrigo Arias de Maldonado, a knight of the Order of Santiago de Compostela and a professor in the University of Salamanca. Its most peculiar feature is the façade, mixing late Gothic and Plateresque style, decorated with more than 300 shells, symbol of the order of Santiago, as well as of the pilgrims performing the Way of St. James.

Located at 40.9629, -5.66581 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Salamanca, Houses completed in 1517, Gothic architecture in Spain, Libraries in Spain

Plaza Mayor, Salamanca

The Plaza Mayor in Salamanca, Spain is a large plaza located in the center of Salamanca, used as a public square. It was built in the traditional Spanish baroque style and is a popular gathering area. It is lined by restaurants, ice cream parlors, tourist shops, jewelry stores and a pharmacy along its perimeter except in front of the city hall. It is considered the heart of Salamanca and is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful plazas in Spain.

Located at 40.965, -5.66417 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Spanish architecture, Buildings and structures in Salamanca, Baroque architecture, Baroque architecture in Spain

Café Novelty

The Café Novelty (Coffeehouse Novelty) is the oldest café in the city of Salamanca, which was founded in 1905 and is situated in the main square of the city, Plaza Mayor de Salamanca. Its first owners were the García brothers. From the beginning of the Spanish Civil War to 1964 it was named Café Nacional. It was 4 times bigger than it is nowadays and it very soon became a favorite meeting place for writers, artists and politicians, due to its privileged position in the city.

Located at 40.9653, -5.66364 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
1905 establishments in Spain, Salamanca

General Archive of the Spanish Civil War

The General Archive of the Spanish Civil War is a specialist archive containing material related to the Spanish Civil War. It is part of Spain's National Historical Archive and is located in Salamanca. The origins of the Civil War Archive, and the decision to house such documents in Salamanca, date back to the 1930s.

Located at 40.9597, -5.66725 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archives in Spain, Spanish Civil War, Anti-Masonry, Bienes de Interés Cultural

Mirat

S.A. Mirat, also known as Grupo Mirat (Mirat Group), or just as Mirat, is a Spanish company founded in 1812 in Salamanca, dedicated mainly to production of manures and fertilizers. Nowadays it´s one of the 100 biggest companies in Castile and León and the biggest one in the agricultural sector in the province of Salamanca. Its commercial activity is focused on Spain and Portugal. Its trademark Vitaterra is the largest Spanish manufacturer of garden manures and fertilizers.

Located at 40.9583, -5.65565 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Companies established in 1812, Companies of Spain, Industry in Spain, Spanish brands

Convento de las Dueñas

The Convento de las Dueñas is a dominican convent located in the city of Salamanca. It was built in the 15th and 16th centuries.

Located at 40.9611, -5.66355 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Salamanca, Renaissance architecture in Spain

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04 Oct
2019

CURSO DE ESCRITURA DE GUION
Starting at: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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BOB Floyd "A Pink Floyd Live Experience" The Endless Bells En Salamanca
Starting at: 11:00 pm (23:00).
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05 Oct
2019

CURSO INTENSIVO DE GUION FIN DE SEMANA
Starting at: 12:00 pm (12:00).
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11 Oct
2019

SALAMANCA SE MUEVE
Starting at: 11:00 am (11:00).
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12 Oct
2019

Victor Manuel Salamanca
Starting at: 11:00 pm (23:00).
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13 Oct
2019

NONNO Y ALFREDO GARCÍA En Salamanca
Starting at: 09:00 pm (21:00).
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19 Oct
2019

Entradas Natos Y Waor Salamanca
Starting at: 10:00 pm (22:00).
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26 Oct
2019

MELENDI - Mi Cubo De Rubik En Salamanca
Starting at: 09:00 pm (21:00).
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Melendi Salamanca
Starting at: 11:00 pm (23:00).
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01 Nov
2019

The Keys To The City
Starting at: 01:00 am (01:00).
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08 Nov
2019

Ara Malikian En Salamanca - Royal Garage World Tour
Starting at: 10:00 pm (22:00).
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09 Nov
2019

Dani Martínez Salamanca
Starting at: 09:30 pm (21:30).
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16 Nov
2019

`` CUATRO MOTES MANCHEGOS´´ En SALAMANCA, SALA MUSIC FACTORY
Starting at: 11:30 pm (23:30).
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14 Dec
2019

Film Symphony Orchestra
Starting at: 08:30 pm (20:30).
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05 Apr
2020

Easter Week In Salamanca
Starting at: 02:00 am (02:00).
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Salamanca, سلمنقة, Salamanko, Salamanka, Salamanque, Helmantica, Salmantica, SLM, サラマンカ, Саламанка