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Plaza mayor de Salamanca
Spain

Ésta es una de las plazas más bellas y grandes de España, y uno de los monumentos barrocos capitales del urbanismo y de la arquitectura peninsulares. De estilo barroco pero con influencias herrerianas y renacientistas, fue costeada por la ciudad para homenajear al rey Felipe V en su llegada. La plaza que Unamuno llamó "corazón henchido de sol y aire" es el centro neurálgico de la ciudad, punto de encuentro y lugar de paseo. Desde 1755, fecha de su construcción por Alberto de Churriguera, la plaza ha albergado el Consistorio, ha sido mercado, coso taurino, sala de conciertos, escenario teatral y ha sido testigo de los cambios políticos, socioeconómicos y religiosos de la ciudad y de España.

Copyright: Carlos Ortega
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9000x4500
Taken: 07/04/2013
Uploaded: 28/04/2013
Updated: 15/10/2014
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