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Plaza de Espana

  Plaza de Espana is an imposing architectural complex that was made to serve as a central department of Iberico-American Exposition, an event held in Seville in 1929 for what was meant closer ties between Spain and former colonies in Latin America. Plaza de Espana is located in Maria Luisa Park, near the historical center of Seville.     Exhibition in Seville in 1929 was organized for improving of the relations between Spain, Portugal and former...

The Giralda Tower

  Giralda, the bell tower in the Cathedral of Seville is the most famous attractions of Seville, was a true emblem of the city. The tower was originally built in the late 12th century, being then a mosque minaret large high Mauri. 12th century Almohad dynasty that dominates the entire region has raised a new mosque in Seville. Minaret of the mosque construction started in Gever 1184 under the guidance of engineer who designed an ingenious structure with its two walls connected by a ...

Cathedral of Sevilla

  Cathedral of Seville is one of the largest and most impressive churches in the world. It was built in the 15th century on the site of a mosque dating from the 12th century. Inside the cathedral there is a spectacular shrine of gold, Retablo Mayor. Today it is one of the symbols of Seville, a tourist attraction visited by many tourists every year. Cathedral of Seville rises beside the Giralda tower, the only standing remains of the old mosque, an important landmark of the city of S...

Real Alcazar

  Royal Palace Real Alcazar of Seville is a magnificent complex of courtyards, terraces and rooms in different architectural styles, from Mudejar (Moorish architecture) to Gothic. In the center of the Palace complex of King Pedro I, who raised the royal residence here in 1364 on the site of an ancient Moorish palace. Today, the Alcazar Palace is one of the most important tourist attractions in Seville and in a holiday in the Andalusian town, a visit to the palace not to be missed un...

Maria Luisa Park

  Maria Luisa Park was founded in the late 19th century. This oasis offers residents and tourists who visit Seville but the city can relax in a shady place during hot summer months. Some very beautiful buildings, a legacy of the 1929 World Expo which was held in Seville, there are scattered through the entire park.     This rather large park is located near the historic center of Seville. Green is the most important of the entire city, richly dec...

Plaza de Toros

  The history of the corida in Seville was built in the 18th century. Arena has a capacity of about 12,500 and is one of the most famous of all Spanish corrida. In the past, bull fights were held in the Plaza de San Francisco, an historic market hall near Seville. The first temporary wooden arena was built in 1730 near the current location of the Plaza de Toros. Arena was a rectangular shape as an advantage for the bulls, which they could withdraw in one corner. It was cataloged as ...

Pilate's House

  House of Pilate, known formally as the Ducal House of Medinaceli, is one of the most intriguing buildings in Seville. It was built in the early 16th century a mixture of architectural styles: renaissance, Gothic and Mudejar.     In 1520, Don Fadrique Enriquez de Rivera, the first Marquis of Tarifa, returned from a long trip through Europe two years to Holy Land. Passage through cities with an extraordinary Renaissance architecture such as Rome,...

Sevilla City Hall

  Sevilla City Hall or Ayuntamiento is located between Plaza of San Francisco and Plaza Nueva. It was built in the early 16th century a local renaissance. In the 15th century the 24 delegates forming the Seville city council shall meet at the Plaza de la Virgen de Los Reyes near the Giralda Tower. After Sevilla won the New World trade monopoly in 1503, it was decided that the city has gained much importance for the officials to meet in open air and then they started plans to bu...

Parlamento de Andalucia

  Andalusian Parliament is hosted by a very large complex of buildings built in the 16th century. Originally established Andalusian Parliament was built outside the city walls to serve as a hospital. Hospital building was renovated and the destination was changed in 1992 to house the offices of parliament. Andalusia autonomous Parliament is based in this former hospital called Hospital de las Cinco Llagas (Hospital of the five wounds). Hospital was founded in 1500 when Pope Alexande...

Torre del Oro

  Torre del Oro (Golden Tower) is a historic observation tower that was built in the early 13th century Moorish Almohad dynasty which dominated when the city Seville. Tower now hosting a museum ship and is a major tourist attraction in the capital Andalusia. Golden Tower is one of the most photographed attractions of the city and because has a location in the sight of all, even a large lakeside promenade near the historical center of town.     Go...

San Telmo Palace

  Palacio de San Telmo, built in the 17th century to serve as a school for navigators, especially the entrance stands a very ornamented baroque. After having served as a school for navigators and then a wealth of other purposes, the building has grown to be the official residence of President Andalusia.     Palacio de San Telmo was built in 1682 as a college for "mareantes" (navigators). It was designed in a baroque Spanish exuberant ac...


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