Sevilla Warnings and Dangers

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  • 1. Pickpockets & Thieves

    People of Sevilla stay up late, and stay out late. We had to walk a ways to a taxi stand at 4:00 am and were wondering if we would run into mischievious types.... but what we found were a lot of...

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  • 2. Gypsies & Beggars

    When we visited Sevilla, there were a few gypsies around the cathedral area. They were typically ladies, and would approach people (mostly tourists, I'd say) and offer them a small bunch of rosemary...

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  • 3. Machismo

    I met a few men in Seville who seemed nice at first, but then I learned their intentions weren't so great. One of them was a guy I met at the feria de Abril. He and his friends took me around to...

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  • 4. Messy Streets

    Many people in Seville have a dog, but nobody scoops (I don't understand why some people seem to think it's so difficult to scoop after their dog). Which means that there's doggie doo on many streets...

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  • 5. Works

    PLaza de Espanha and its surroundings were suffering strong restrictions, caused by many current works.The beautiful tiled panels in the Plaza were covered, but...

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  • 6. HOHO

    Unlike Barcelona, Granada and Madrid, the Hop On-Hop Off tourist bus in Seville is not worthwhile imo.It is only a 1/2 hour ride, with 3 stops and cost Euro 16...

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  • 7. Narrow and confusing streets in 'old' Sevilla

    As a result of my experience in Granada a few days before, when it came to driving our rental car into the heart of downtown Sevilla to reach our hostel, I was...

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  • 8. Don't get lost in Santa Cruz

    The Santa Cruz quarter is a true labyrinth!!! It is not easy to find your way through it (at least not on the first day or two)! Do always take a map with you...

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  • 9. You better learn some Spanish

    I have always been surprised about the language barrier even in bigger Spanish cities! One would think that at least the younger people would be quite...

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  • 10. Under Construction

    With that many wonderful buildings it is almost unavoidable to see construction and restauration works here and there. This is just a gentle reminder not to be...

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  • 11. Unpredictable weather

    In springtime, the weather can be unpredictable. Apparently, the week before I got there, it was warm and sunny, but when I arrived (first week of April), it...

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  • 12. Get your bearings first

    I would definetly suggest that you allow yourself a day or at least an afternoon just to get your bearings around the city. Most of the roads don't have the...

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  • 13. Underground Parking in Sevilla downtown

    Be aware of the fact that the pay machines in most underground parkings only accept 5 and 10 EUR notes (not 20!). Credit cards are NOT accepted. Though the...

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  • 14. Streets all look the same...

    When drinking, beware that your pension may be hard to find at night. The streets look completely different at 5am as all of the tables & chairs are put up,...

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  • 15. Blending in

    Sometimes avoiding trouble means disguising yourself a bit from the people who prey on tourists. What I'm not saying here is that you should avoid walking the...

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  • 16. Siesta

    Many visitors are tempted to take advantage of the siesta to take photos or see more of the city. Don't do it. Don't wander the back streets of Santa Cruz or...

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  • 17. Watch the birds when dining...

    Watch the birds when dining outside and sitting under the tree. There are lots of birds hiding in the trees. Well, I was lucky but my friend got shot 5 times....

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  • 18. Feria de Abril

    If you are plannig to come to the April feria and don´t know anyone in Seville, it´s possible that you try enter in the public tends knows as 'Casetas de los...

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  • 19. A recommendation - we visited...

    A recommendation - we visited Sevilla at the end of July at a weekend. It was incredibly hot and empty! We assume that everyone leaves town to go to the cooler...

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  • 20. watch your stuff

    Don't leave your bike alone for long......Or this might happen.Actually this was the only example we saw, but we thought it made a great picture and a funny tip...

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