Palacio de Monterrey

Palace in Salamanca

Palacio De Monterrey
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The Monterrey Palace is a a 16th-century royal Palace in the Spanish city of Salamanca. It was built by the III count of Monterrey, it is currently owned by the Duchess de Alba. It was a building much admired and imitated in the 19th century, giving rise to the so-called Monterrey or Neo-Plateresque style.

It has a square plan, prolonged in its posterior area by two parallel wings. It consists of three floors and four towers, the gallery of the last section is made up of arcades topped with medallions.  The towers and chimneys decorated with lions and fantastic animals are really amazing.

Guided tours are available.

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Visiting Palacio de Monterrey


Morning Tours:

At 10:30 am.

At 11:30 am.

At 12:30 p.m.

At 1:30 p.m.

Afternoon Tours:

At 5:00 p.m.

At 6:00 p.m.

At 7:00 p.m. (summer).



Address: Monterrey's palace Pl. de Monterrey, 2 37002 Salamanca Spain
Duration: 20 minutes

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