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Seville Museum of Fine Arts Tour Including Tapas Lunch
"Meet your guide near Seville Museum of Fine Arts – an impressive gallery housed in a 17th-century former convent. One of the most important exhibition spaces in Spain the Museum of Fine Arts is filled with a vast collection of religious artwork dating from medieval days to the 20th century. So head inside and let your guide show off the museum’s highlights on a 2-hour walking tour.Gaze at masterpieces by Renaissance supremo El Greco and learn about the artist’s colorful Mannerist style of painting. Works by eminent Baroque painters are also in abundance at the museum so look out for gems by Zurbarán and Riberia as their works are given pride of place. Stop to admire Murillo’s Virgin of the Napkin and Torrigiano’s Sculpture of Saint Jerome – two highlights of the museum – and learn about the key Torrigiano hailed from Florence and his work is often likened to Michelangelo’s art.After exploring the museum and learning about the different pieces of artwork head outside and take a leisurely stroll to a nearby tapas bar. Enjoy up to two drinks (beer
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City Sightseeing Seville Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"You can hop-on and off as many times as you like aboard the City Sightseeing open-top double-decker bus. There are 12 stops and the entire route takes approximately 75 minutes. The bus departs every 20 - 30 minutes from each stop. Tickets are valid for 2 gardens and flamenco festivals — you can't miss the large Cathedral -— look for the weathervane on its top that represents Faith symbol of this lovely city. Your City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off tour has convenient stops for this and other sections of the city including the old 'gitanos' quarter the Museum of Fine Arts and the old medieval Jewish quarter.""""With great views from the top of the bus strategically placed stops and interesting commentary
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Private Tour: Seville Day Trip from Granada
"Visit Seville's great gothic cathedral - one of the biggest in the world. The cathedral stands on the site of the 12th-century Almohad Mosque and you can still see the mosque's minaret (the Giralda) beside the cathedral.Your tour will also stop a the Museum of Fine Arts Arabic Alcazar (Royal Palace) and the old medieval Jewish quarter.""""No trip to Andalucia is complete without visiting the vibrant city of Seville. On this day trip from Granada you will see examples of the city's great architecture including the gothic cathedral and the Royal Palace. You will also see the Museum of Fine Arts and the old medieval Jewish quarter."title=Private+Tour%3A+Seville+Day+Trip+from+Granada+Highlights&1=Private+day+trip+from+Granada+to+Seville&2=See+Seville%27s+famous+Gothic+cathedral&3=Visit+the+Jewish+Quarter&4=Admire+the+town%27s+wonderful+architecture&5=Private+vehicle+with+English-spea
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Museo de Bellas Artes Tips (8)

Museum of Fine Arts,Delightful Spanish Art

A few days ago,I had the privilege of spending a delightful day at this art museum.It loved its outstanding collection of Spanish devotional paintings including fine works by Bartolome Bermejo,El Greco,Luis de Vargas,Francisco Zurbaran("Saint Hugo in the Refrectory"),Bartolome Murillo("Saints Justa and Rufino"),Jose Ribera("Saint James Major"),Alonso Cano,and Juan Valdes Leal.There were also especially fine devotional paintings by Frans Francken I,Martin de Vos,and Marcellus Coffermans.There were fine secular paintings,especially by Jose Villegas Cordero("Death of Maestro"),Jose Garcia Ramos("Malvaloca"),Gonzalo Bilbao,Nicolas Jiminez Alperiz("View of Seville"),and Ignacio Zuloaga.I also relished the temporary Julio Romero de Torres exhibit featuring some of his outstanding paintings like;"Lovesick"and "Trini's Grand-daughter.This museum has a nice atmosphere and the lighting in this art museum is excellent.

Nov 28, 2013

Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes de Sevilla

The museum is full of very eyecatching renaissance paintings. One of the earlier display rooms resembles a gothic church with huge pictures. Unfortunately I couldn't take a good picture in this light. There is one picture in particular which I spent a good ten minutes admiring; depicting Heaven and Hell.

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Apr 04, 2011

2nd to Prado Museo de Bellas Artes

This exceptional art museum is said to be 2nd to the Prado in Madrid. I found it to be quite enjoyable and there are paintings by Murillo, Leal, and even one by Goya.
17 C. painters and more.
Free to European Citizens.
No cafeteria
Clean restrooms
chairs in rooms for sitting and viewing

Take the bus or taxi and then walk back to cathedral area.
Also called Museum of Fine Art

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Dec 15, 2010

Museo de Bellas Artes

The Museo de Bellas Artes has an excellent selection of works by Murillo (whose statue is in front of the building), Leal and Zubaran. Housed in the former Convent of Calced Mercedarians, the museum is focused on the Seville Painting School from around the 17th century. From Medieval Spanish Art, through Rnaissance art including El Greco and Cranach, rooms of alterpieces and then rooms dedicted to Murillo, Leal and Zuburan. Very low key and easy to enjoy. Closed on Monday.

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Aug 31, 2008
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Museu de Bellas Artes de Sevilla

This is a fairly large art museum with a large variety of styles. It contains Goya, Picasso, Velasquez and an El Greco, among others. 1.50 euro for enterance (free for EU citizens), although they let us in for free also. Open until 8:30 pm Tues to Sat, to 2:30 pm on Sunday and closed on Monday.

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Jan 28, 2007

Museo de Bellas Artes

I decided to check out Sevilla's Museum of Fine Arts because I had heard that is was the second best art museum in Spain behind only Madrid's Prado. I had also read that there was an admission fee for non-European Union residents, but I was ushered right in without paying (no complaints from me). The building is a beautiful former convent and the collection fills its walls with artwork by notable Spanish greats such as Murillo, Velasquez and El Greco.

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Dec 21, 2002

Museo de Bellas Artes

An old convent that houses a great collection of Spanish artists, including El Greco and Murillo. Has a nice relaxing courtyard as well.

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Aug 09, 2004

El Museo de Bellas Artes

Housed in the beautiful former Convento de la Merced, does full justice to Seville's artistic 16th and 17th century golden age.

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Oct 10, 2002
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"Keeweechic's Seville"
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" Sevilla tiene un color especial "
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"Sevilla, more moorish then spanish ?"
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Things to Do Near Museo de Bellas Artes

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Palacio de Lebrija

At the beginning it was a old palace built in 15th and 17th century...The comtessa de Libreja decided in 1914 to rebuilt that place and as she was fond of Romans mosaic she decide to take all those of...
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Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza

From the outside the Plaza De Toros de la Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla is decorative but not particularly impressive. From the Giralda tower on the other hand the size and magnificent of...
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Archivo de Indias

The Archivo General de Indias, Old Market Exchange, was built in 1572. It was designed by Juan de Herrera and built by Alonso de Vandelviva and Juan de Minjares. In the seventeenth century the second...
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The only things that remain from the mosque built in the 12th century and replaced by the cathedral are the tower - Giralda - and the adjacent cloister, called Pateo de los Naranjos because it is all...
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Plaza del Triunfo

This plaza was undergoing much building work during our vist so the fountain with its "triumph" (triunfo) to the Imaculate Conception was barely visible and detracted from the fine buildings...
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Barrio de Santa Cruz

This is probably the most typical district in Sevilla. It was the Jewish district in the Middle Ages and taken over by the Christians who changed all the synagogues into churches. Walking through its...
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  • Sunday 10:00 to 16:45
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 10:00 to 20:15
  • Wednesday 10:00 to 20:15
  • Thursday 10:00 to 20:15
  • Friday 10:00 to 20:15
  • Saturday 10:00 to 20:15