San Esteban - From Chiostro, Spain

San Esteban - From Chiostro, Spain
San Esteban - From Chiostro, Spain
San Esteban and Chiostro is a fascinating place to visit in Salamanca, Spain. The Chiostro de San Esteban is a gothic cloister that belongs to the old Colegio de San Esteban, a building which was erected in the 14th century, and includes a hostel and church. The church has been remodeled the neoclassical and baroque styles, and the complex includes a baroque facade. Inside, the church showcases some ceramic pieces by Ramiro Palomino, one of the greatest Spanish ceramicists. Visitors can explore the Baroque Altar, and view stunning stained glass windows throughout the building. The Chiostro de San Esteban itself is an exquisite example of Spanish Gothic. The cloister has an impressive star vault and offers gorgeous views from the center of the square. Even though not open to the public, visitors can still marvel at the beauty of the wall painting of the dome and the colorful arches. This interesting complex is a must-see for anyone traveling in Salamanca.