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The tour is quite short time-wise for the cost of it, but you get to see something that is very... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2016
Beautiful building on the hill

We visited this site out of curiosity, after driving passed what appeared to be rather a... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2016
Malcolm H
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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20 Apr 2017
“No tours in English and not allowed to go in not on a tour”
2 Aug 2016
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

We were really disappointed after waiting 40mins till the post siesta opening time to be told that they don't do tours in English and we could not go in and wander around by ourselves, still worth the walk up the steep path to take in...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank toria2014
Reviewed 2 August 2016

The tour is quite short time-wise for the cost of it, but you get to see something that is very interesting and historic. We are glad that we did it.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank GauchodelOeste
Reviewed 14 May 2016

We visited this site out of curiosity, after driving passed what appeared to be rather a Disneyesque building positioned on the top of the hill, on our way into Comillas. A very helpful young lady in the tourist information office identified it as the Universidad...More

Date of experience: May 2016
5  Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed 12 April 2016

For a small fee we were able to drive right up to this building and walk around the outside. I understand that anyone can enrol for Spanish language courses at the University, no matter what level they are currently at. The bronze doors at the...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Stunning building from the outside which can be seen from miles around. The only way to get in is to go on a tour (check times before) and again the only tour available was in Spanish - but we took it just to get in....More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank TravellerOxford
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We would have loved to see up close this Catholic university, it is ranked one of the top 100 Universities in the world. While we were not overly far away and were able to get some decent pictures, no roads seemed to lead to there,...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Cana1Toronto
Reviewed 15 August 2014

The Puerta de la Universidad Pontifica is a very beautiful and unusual gate at the bottom of the hill. It mixes brick and ceramics to create the gate. At the top one can see the coat of arms of the school.

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 14 August 2014

The Universidad Pontificia sits on top of the La Cardosa Hill. This was where Antonio Lopez, the Marques de Comillas, wanted to train and educate young priests from poor families. The education would be done under the Jesuits. The first stone was laid on May...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 13 May 2014

This beautiful University is simply wonderful a worth the visit. We were no able to enter, but just saw it from outsider. Is a very big building and very artistic, a mixture of stiles, as it is recent. As known it became very famous it...More

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Fremy V
Reviewed 15 August 2013

The university is up a hill, but do look for the main door down on the road because it's a nice, fine work of Gaudí-like architecture. It reminded me of Hospital de Sant Pau in Barcelona. Unfortunately, I didn't have time to visit the university...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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