Sevilla Things to Do

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  • 1. Cathedral

    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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  • 2. Alcazar

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The varieties of architectural styles in this palace are stunning. It is a must stop in Sevilla and a beautiful place to just wander and enjoy. Hopefully I can save you a little aggravation in...

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  • 3. Plaza de España

    In 1929 a very beautiful building was made near Maria Luísa park, for the Spanish-American Exhibition. Today, it is used by the government, and it is a great detail, contrasting with the green of...

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  • 4. Giralda

    The minaret of the old mosque was kept when, in the 16th century, the mosque was demolished to build the cathedral. Later on, an earthquake destroyed its top, replaced by a belfry and topped with a...

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  • 5. Santa Cruz District

    After the Christian conquest of Seville this city became one of the greatest Jewish communities in Spain. Santa Cruz was one of their quarters, and, though their four synagogues were transformed in...

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  • 6. Parque de María Luisa

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This is a huge park close to the Plaza de Espana, and filled with trees, hills, fountains, statues, gazebos, etc. There is also a duck pond with all sorts of water birds there (my favourites were the...

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  • 7. Torre del Oro

    The Torre Del Oro is an original Moorish fortification on the bank of the river Guadalquivir, dating from c. 1220. Inside is a small maritime museum on two floors. I was surprised to find that there...

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  • 8. Feria de Abril

    I had wanted to experience the April Fair for years and when I went to Seville in spring of 2007, I finally did! The magic appeared with the lighting of the portada (opening gate) at midnight on...

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  • 9. Bullfighting

    The maestranza is considered the most important and most traditional bullfighting in Spain, so it is popularly known as the "Cathedral of Bullfighting" known. Originally built in wood in 1733, on...

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  • 10. Riverside

    The large River Guadalquivir lies on the western side of the city centre and this beautiful expanse of water provides the perfect place for a romantic stroll And there are also scenic boat trips that...

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  • 11. Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza

    4 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 12. Flamenco

    This small museum 'the only flamenco museum in the world, also includes a performance space, a flamenco dance school and a shop. It's situated very unobtrusively, in a building opening right...

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  • 13. Casa de Pilatos

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Casa de Pilatos is the home of the Dukes of Medinaceli. Built in three main phases starting in the fifteenth century, it is a little more recent than the Alcazar, but it too is built around a...

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  • 14. Fábrica Real de Tabaccos

    It was built in what at the time were the outskirts of Seville, on an ancient Roman burial on land known as "skulls". It is located in the heart of Seville next to Puerta de Jerez. Its construction...

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  • 15. Archivo de Indias

    4 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 16. Triana District

    The quarters of Seville are: el Arenal Santa Cruz la Macarena Parque Maria Luisa all on the left bank of the Guadalquivir with on the other riverbank Triana. Since Roman times ceramics have come...

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  • 17. Plaza Virgen de los Reyes

    Located on Plaza Virgen de los Reyes, across from la Catedral, el Palacio Arzobispal is the Archbishop's palace. It was built between the 16th and 18th centuries in a richly decorated Baroque style....

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  • 18. Basilica de la Virgen de la Esperanza Macarena

    If you walk along the Calle Feria and turn right into the Calle Resolana you come to the Basilica de la Macarena. From the former JUDERIA (now Santa Cruz district) where my hotel was it was quite a...

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  • 19. Isla Magica

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    I didn't go there, because I had no time, but could see from distance that some of the buildings that I visited during EXPO 92 still stand in the island. I know that the area around the lake was...

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  • 20. Museo de Artes y Costumbres Populares

    In a grand building in Maria Luisa Park this museum has a varied exhibition. Less an arts museum than a traditions museum, it has a great collection of home decoration- lace, pottery, metalwork,...

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  • 21. Museo de Bellas Artes

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • 22. Walking

    The Guadalquivir River nearly bisects the town of Sevilla in half. It is the second longest river in the country whose entire length is in Spain. It flows from Cazarola mountain range to the Gulf of...

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  • 23. Palacio de San Telmo

    4 out of 5 stars

    This beautiful Baroque Palace was built in 1682 for use as a marine college which trained maritime officers, navigators and pilots. In 1848 the Duke of Montpensier purchased the palace and it...

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  • 24. Jardines de Murillo

    4 out of 5 stars

    On the east side of the Alcazar running parallel with Calle Meneodez are these peaceful gardens. They were once royal gardens and are named for the famous Spanish painter. Its a great place to get...

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  • 25. Museo Arqueológico

    On opposite sides of a large water fountain in the middle of the Plaza de America, part of the Parque de Maria Lousa, are the Museo Arqueologico and the Museo de Artes y Costumbres Populares (the...

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