The old Colegio San Ignacio de Loyola building dates from 1955. This 150-metre-long five-storey slab presents a monumental front to the south. Three 'fingers' connect perpendicularly to the northern...
This is a small museum in the house where Spanish novelist Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra was born in 1547.
It's a quick visit, not much to see in the house, but it's cool and has some original furniture and knowledgable guides.
Entrance is free to the Archaeological Museum for the Madrid region. It takes about 2 hours to see the whole thing, which goes from prehistoric creatures and humans from the area, through the visigoths, the romans and up to modern day.
Tuesday to Saturday: 11:00 to 19:00.
Sunday and Holidays: 17:00 to 19:00.
If you remember those memorable students times,imagine those 16th-century students who entered the university at Alcalá de Henares for the first time.
Each student was forced to endure an especially initiation prank. The new student would wore a black tunic and parade to the centre of the elegant, stone Patio of the Philosophers, where a mob of older students would spit on him until his entire garment turned white.
I am sure you would love this world heritage city.