Casa de las Conchas
Real Clericía de San Marcos
Visits to this colossal baroque church and the attached Catholic university are via obligatory guided tours (in Spanish), which run...
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Casa de las Conchas information
One of the city's most endearing buildings, named after the 300 scallop shells clinging to its facade. The house's original owner, Dr Rodrigo Maldonado de Talavera, was a doctor at the court of Isabel and a member of the Order of Santiago, whose symbol is the shell. It now houses the public library , entered via a charming colonnaded courtyard with a central fountain and intricate stone tracery.