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Clerecia (Iglesia del Espiritu Santo)

Calle Compania 1-5, 37002 Salamanca, Spain
+34 923 26 46 60
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Must see of Salamanca!

It doesn't look like much on the outside with the small narrow entrance, but don't pass it by! You... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Heidi L
,
Renton, Washington
Great start of our Salamanca day trip

Iglesia del Espiritu Santo was the very first sight of our short one day trip to beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Noraatc
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Boston, Massachusetts
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
6 Jul 2017
“Must see of Salamanca!”
2 Jul 2017
“Great start of our Salamanca day trip”
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Calle Compania 1-5, 37002 Salamanca, Spain
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+34 923 26 46 60

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Reviewed 7 July 2017

It doesn't look like much on the outside with the small narrow entrance, but don't pass it by! You gotta pay the extra and climb up to the top! Where you can see the entire city from above and the building itself is magnificent!

Thank Heidi L
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Iglesia del Espiritu Santo was the very first sight of our short one day trip to beautiful Salamanca. Unfortunately, we did not have enough time to go inside, but this imposing 17th century edifice was impressive enough to set our expectations really high. This beautiful,...More

Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Out walking and stopped in to view the church and its interior. I has great altars and artwork. Make sure to take the tour. Very impressive interior. Sort of dark, makes some pictures difficult. Definitely a must see.

2  Thank Lostagainadvisor
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Other than for services you can only visit the Clerecia on the guided tours of the Pontifical University. (Only in Spanish.) The interior is really monumental and probably meant to make you feel overwhelmed for it was built by/ for the Jesuits. It's also rather...More

1  Thank observer2011
Reviewed 18 August 2014

They've recently opened Scala Coeli (Stairway to Heaven) and it is just that, an opportunity to climb up the two towers of the Clerecía and have a great view of the town

1  Thank MxInLondon
Reviewed 9 August 2014

Had a guided tour (only in Spanish, none available in English). Beautiful buildings and paintings. Interesting history of the university.

Thank CatherineH94
Reviewed 5 October 2013

Like with the old and new cathedral, you get free access every Tuesday from 10 to 12. The view from the top is outstanding putting the Salamanca experience in a different perspective.

2  Thank Vegabonds
Reviewed 2 October 2013

Views from the towers of La Clerecia (Scala Coeli) are spectacular and well worth the effort of climbing all those stairs! Didn't have much chance to visit the interior of the church (as it closed during our visit for a wedding)

1  Thank Steve_Croston
Reviewed 30 September 2013

We went to this place on a Tuesday between 1000-1200hrs when there is a free entry and guide up to the top of the spires - a lot of steps so be warned ! Great views from top though

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 4 September 2013

We didn't visit anything of the university, but decided to go up the towers instead. There are rather a lot of steps, but the views from the top of the towers are really good and you are higher here than you are in the cathedral...More

Thank madamedefarge
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