Facade of the University of Valladolid

Local nameFachada de la Universidad de Valladolid
LocationValladolid, Spain

The façade of the University of Valladolid of Spain was built between 1716 and 1718 in the Baroque style. The architect Fray Pedro de la Visitacion supervised the construction. The facade was part of a project to enlarge the buildings of the university.

On the facade are sculptural groups of allegoric representations of the subjects taught in the building. The central area has four gigantic columns, and at the top a comb. On the balustrade are represented the Spanish kings that contributed to the improvement of the university.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Facade_of_the_University_of_Valladolid

Coordinates 41°39'9.644" N -4°43'18.276" E

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