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... that the town was more quiet, because every student had gone away for the holidays. However Salamanca is famous for its student nights, because during University terms, Salamanca becomes a student town. It's a shame I couldn't stay here for longer or came earlier to experience these famous nights, but the night was still full of life when I went and even in the day you might not see many students, but you do see a fair amount of tourist.
The town itself ...
... little shops and bars but we only window shopped. One night in Salamanca is not long enough to do it justice but what we did see we thought was beautiful.
Back at the hotel we showered and headed out for dinner, we found a lovely little Tapas Bar just around the corner from our hotel and settled in for some magnificent food and wine, "gee we have adapted well to the Spanish and Portuguese ...
... for having the first university in Europe...which I didn't bother checking out. But plenty of students around, and its campus is in the historic center. The rest of the center is pretty small but very pretty, especially the Plaza Mayor, probably one of the best I've seen in Spain so far.
The old and new cathedrals in town are either side by side, or one and the same - I couldn't quite figure that out. ...
... we set to exploring the city. We saw the university, the cathedral, more churches, convents, and a little castle. It is no wonder that the city is a UNESCO world heritage sight. It was full of amazing architecture and history. My favorite, by far was the Plaza Mayor. It was absolutely stunning!
In Salamanca, everything starts a bit later and it being Friday night we did not have dinner until 11 ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking