Corpus Christi is celebrated around Spain on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday. The cathedral of Salamanca is specially decorated for this occasion. There are traditional Corpus Christi dances and processions throughout the city. The street parties include giant puppets depicting noble figures and big heads that represent the Moors and Native Americans who conquered Spain.
- Type: Festivals & Fairs
- Nearest Train: Bus: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9
- Venue Description:
Built between 1729 and 1755, the square is the city's central attraction, a masterpiece of Spanish Baroque architecture. Behind the impressive arches, there are numerous bars and cafés with terraces in the summer to enjoy daily city life passing by. It's an irregular square surrounded by three floors of buildings with symmetrical balconies above 88 semi-circular arches supported by solid stone pillars. The Royal Pavilion and the town hall are located here. There are decorative moldings that depict famous people who are somehow related to the city.