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Church of San Benito

Calle Prado 13, 37002 Salamanca, Spain
+34 923 26 16 76
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Small but interesting

This is a very small church but it is right in the middle of Salamanca and full of history and nice... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Aleph_999
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Salamanca, Spain
Excellent church and choir room.

This is an amazing church and the first I have seen that strategically places mirrors around to... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Robyn-and-Rob
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Calle Prado 13, 37002 Salamanca, Spain
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+34 923 26 16 76
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is a very small church but it is right in the middle of Salamanca and full of history and nice details. The most remarkable part is the main door, which has an international Gothic style depicting the Annunciation with the Fonseca and Acevedo coat...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing church and the first I have seen that strategically places mirrors around to emphasize the ceilings and other areas. The view from the choir room looking down on the lower level is breath taking.

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Reviewed 14 February 2012

In the 12th century Archbishop Alonso de Fonseca commissioned the building of the Church of San Benito, and later the Romanesque church was replaced by a Gothic design. The church contains the tombs of Arias Perez Maldonado and his wife Elvira Hernandez Cabeza de Vaca,...More

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