University

It is housed in the old tobacco factory (18C), a superb two-storey building with harmonious classical lines and impressive dimensions. It is the same factory that Prosper Mérimée and later Georges Bizet had Carmen work in. The main façade has a magnificent doorway on two levels with twin columns; on top of the pediment is an allegory of Fame. The arch of the door is decorated with reliefs and medallions bearing the busts of Christopher Columbus and Hernán Cortés.

Useful information

Address : 

Calle San-Fernando 4

Phone:

+34 954 55 10 00

Opening hours

closed Sun - free access

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