Salamanca. Casa de las Conchas (House of Shells)

This is the most representative monument of civil art of the time of the Catholic Monarchs. It was built in the late 15th century and features a merging of Gothic, Moorish, and Italian elements. Its founder was Doctor Rodríguez Arias and shells are its ornamental motif; they are the symbol of the Order of Santiago of which the founder was a secretary.


Coordinates: 40.963147,-5.665831