La Giralda is a part of the Cathedral of Seville, although for its history it deserves its own separate chapter. Not for nothing, it is all that remains of the mosque on which the aforementioned cathedral was built.
It is the
It's no coincidence that the Plaza de España has been the set for many movies (Lawrence of Arabia, Star Wars, etc.) thanks to its masterful architecture. Anibal Gonzélez designed multiple buildings from the Ibero-American Expo of 1929
Perhaps the fact that being half from there and having family there, my objectivity may be impaired, but along with those of Toledo and Granada (cathedrals I've seen), that of Seville is one of the most impressive and beautiful in
This newly opened building leaves no one indifferent. Beyond absurd political disputes, it’s a place unlike anything elsewhere.
To me, a fan of photography, it is a place full of artistic possibilities. I get the idea that
For me, the Torre del Oro (Golden Tower) is one of the most beautiful monuments in the city, both by itself and in its strategic location, always safeguarding the river Guadalquivir...
It has always been "undervalued" when compared
The park has this romantic halo that different events throughout history, have contributed towards.
Fundamental the Latin American Exposition of 1929 which endowed a masterful architecture to the enclosure. Anibal Gonzalez, with
When you walk into this place you get the feeling that it was great. If you take it slowly you can appreciate Arab, Jewish and Christian craftsmanship in a harmony that makes you reflect on tolerance and respect between different
Walking in the spring through this wonderful district of Seville is a real pleasure for the senses. The eye is caught by the colours ranging from white of the whitewash to the green of the flowerpots, gardens...
At each step, we
You can be on either side of the Guadalquivir river as it passes through Seville in order to appreciate its beauty. It allows enough distance to see the beauty of a city that owes its historic past greatly to this entry via river. We
The gardens of Real Alcázar are a true bubble of peace and coolness, away from noise, activity and Seville heat.
Admission is free for students; therefore several times during our stay in Seville, we took a well-deserved rest
Football fans can check out this football field, the Real Betis now called Benito Villamarin and formerly Manuel Ruiz de Lopera, where you can have a great afternoon and evening, a place full of illusion, with the thousands of Betis
The House of Pilate (whose name has several theories) is located in the historic centre of Seville, in the Jewish quarter.
It is the prototype of a typical Andalusian palace, built in the sixteenth century that now belongs to the
The biggest party in Seville is the April Fair. It is celebrated every year on the dates after Easter, in general, two weeks after Holy Week and starting in the month of April.
For its celebration, they arrange an urbanized
One of the most visited and touristy plazas in Seville is, without doubt, the Plaza del Triunfo (Triumph Square), it is surrounded by the most significant buildings of the city: the Alcázar, the Cathedral, the Giralda, and the General
The monastery of La Cartuja is a quiet and pleasant site, where unique sensations are experienced with the contemporary art exhibitions that are often shown there are of great appeal. But also, to enjoy the scenery and yearn for the
Holy Week in Seville is one of the most important events that occur each year in the city from a religious and cultural viewpoint, celebrated the week of the first full moon of spring, a few weeks before another major event that is
In the vicinity of the Basilica of the Macarena in Seville we can take a walk through history and imagine how the city would be when it was walled off in its entirety, as it is in this area where this architectural item of such beauty
At this wonderful setting an interesting exhibition was put on. On its route I moved, without any difficulty to the Spanish history in the colonies.
Stunning original writings, maps and trade routes ... and of course, the wonderful
Walking through calle Betis and its terraces is a treat not to be missed during the long summer nights.
From tapas to a few cocktails, all with views across the city, with the Torre del Oro (Golden Tower) present and surrounded by
If there is a fellowship with tradition and many faithful in Seville, it is that of Esperanza Macarena and their Basilica, in the neighbourhood of the same name, it’s a must visit.
The basilica is a modern construction and its main
When we think of Seville, especially if we are not from there, a group of women with flamenco dresses mounted on a horse-drawn carriage riding around the city usually comes to mind. Well, these carriages are also a tourist service
Best known as the Calatrava Bridge, this impressive bridge above the Guadalquivir was built for Expo 92 by the popular architect Calatrava.
It is a construction that grabs a tourist’s attention allowing for some fabulous snapshots
The Plaza Cabildo in Seville is one of the most typical and beautiful places in the city. It is a place that, on work days breathes tranquillity despite being located in the historical centre opposite the cathedral.
All around you
Under the plaza de la Encarnación the largest Roman archaeological site in the city of Seville was discovered. It has given place to the Antiquarium, located under the futuristic Metropol Parasol project and the Encarnación
This place is another one of those postcard corners that, if you visit Seville, cannot be overlooked and that, above all, if going as a couple, should not be missed. Rest on one of the banks against the huge weeping willow tree that
Casa Anselma is a classic for flamenco and also for a night-out in Seville. Some say it's too touristy, and it is true, others say it’s very authentic, and that is also true. The truth is that inside anyone from the flamenco lover
In the antique convento de la Merced (Convent of Mercy), Seville is home to the second Pinacotheca (art gallery) in Spain.
Its main room, which was the monastery church, houses one of the principal paint collections by the master