A Remarkable Travel Souvenir from Historic Salamanca
This intricately designed Wolrdwide Gifts souvenir plate is jan excellent representative of the views proffered by this ancient Spanish city. If you've had the opportunity to enjoy a historical and cultural tour of Salamanca, then you will certainly appreciate this fantastic plate as a great souvenir from Spain. The images shown on this keepsake treasure are some of the most iconic landmarks of the great old town and places that you will want to make time to explore during your holiday in Salamanca.
The most important landmark in Salamanca is possibly the Plaza Mayor, the massive 18th century square shown here with its multiple arched entryways and four storied stone facade. Its grandeur and sheer extraordinary size have given it the reputation as being the grandest square in all of Spain. It is a gathering place for Salamancans, with street vendors and tiny cafes along the way serving up tapas and beer.
More Enjoyable Attractions in the City of Salamanca
There are many important historic religious sites throughout the Old Town, which has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Beautiful Gothic cathedrals and medieval monasteries are interspersed with interesting museums and other monuments. San Esteban is one such grandiose religious building that is steeped in historical ambience, constructed in the 16th century in an ornate and artistic display of Spanish craftsmanship, described as a "tapestry in stone."
The Old Cathedral, built in the 12th century, and the New Cathedral, completed in the 16th century, are two significant historic and religious buildings. Other beautiful architectural landmarks of Salamanca include Monterrey Palace, the Tower del Clavero, and the Plaza del Corillo is a beautiful smaller square next to Plaza Mayor with lovely elegant homes decorated with columns engraved in Roman images representing the different days of the week.