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  • Real Alcázar palace in Seville. Seville.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Patio de Banderas, s/n. 41004. Sevilla. (Andalusia) Fax.: +34 954502068 | E-mail: actividades@patronato-alcazarsevilla.es. http://www.alcazarsevilla.org. The site of the marriage of Charles V and Isabella of Portugal. Peter I, the Cruel, rebuilt the old Almohad fortress and made it into his royal re…

  • Seville Cathedral. Seville.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Avenida de la Constitución, s/n. 41004. Sevilla. (Andalusia) Fax.: +34 954500813 | E-mail: info@catedraldesevilla.es. www.catedraldesevilla.es. The cathedral stands on the site of what was –in the 12th century– the Great Mosque. Today, the only part which remains of this structure is the minaret, al…

  • Los Venerables Hospital. Seville.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de los Venerables, 8. 41004. Sevilla. (Andalusia) Tel.: +34 954562696 | +34 902091137 | Fax.: +34 954564595 | E-mail: focus@abengoa.com. http://www.visitasevilla.es/es/lugar-interes/hospital-de-los-sacerdotes-venerables. This hospital was founded by Justino de Neve in the 17th century. It is i…

  • Royal Tobacco Factory. University of Seville. Seville.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle San Fernando, 4. 41004. Sevilla. (Andalusia) Fax.: +34 954229434 | E-mail: turismo@sevilla.org. http://www.visitasevilla.es/es/lugar-interes/real-fabrica-de-tabacos-universidad-de-sevilla. This was the largest industrial building in 18th-century Europe. The paintings inside the Royal Tobacco F…

  • Santa Cruz Neighbourhood. Seville.

    Art | Monuments


    … 41004. Sevilla. (Andalusia) E-mail: turismo@sevilla.org. http://www.visitasevilla.es/. Smell of orange blossom. The district of Santa Cruz covers the historic and artistic quarter of Seville. Walking through its streets you can see 12th century buildings, like the Royal Citadels, and symbolic buildi…

  • San José Chapel. Seville.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Jovellanos, 10. 41004. Sevilla. (Andalusia) http://www.visitasevilla.es/es/lugar-interes/capillita-de-san-jose. It is considered a jewel of Sevillian Baroque. Inside can be found the representation of Santa Justa and Santa Rufina, patron saints of the city. But, without doubt, the most interes…

  • Real Maestranza Bullring and Museum. Seville.

    Art | Monuments


    … Paseo de Colón, 12. 41001. Sevilla. (Andalusia) Fax.: +34 954220112 | E-mail: info@realmaestranza.com. www.realmaestranza.com/. A bullring with over 240 years of history. Built in 1761, it is today a landmark in Spanish bullfighting. The Real Maestranza bullring is one of the most emblematic buildin…

  • María Luisa Park. Seville.

    Art | Monuments


    … Avenida de la Palmera, s/n. 41013. Sevilla. (Andalusia) http://www.visitasevilla.es/. It was donated to the city in 1893 by the Infanta María Luisa Fernanda de Borbón, Duchess of Montpellier. It is laid out in the shape of a trapeze and is criss-crossed by tree-lined avenues (Hernán Cortés and Pizar…

  • Patio de los Naranjos (orange tree courtyard) of the Holy Metropolitan and Patriarchal Cathedral of Seville. Seville.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Avenida de la Constitución s/n. Apartado 61. 41001. Sevilla. (Andalusia) Fax.: +34 954500813 | E-mail: reservas@catedraldesevilla.es. www.catedraldesevilla.es. This garden is a small oasis of peace within the city, ideal for relaxation and prayer. The area of the Patio de los Naranjos is thought to …

  • Gardens of the Real Alcázar Palace in Seville. Seville.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Patio de Banderas s/n. 41004. Sevilla. (Andalusia) E-mail: alcazar@patronato-alcazarsevilla.es. www.patronato-alcazarsevilla.es. The gardens of the Real Alcázar Palace make up one of the great palace sites of the Spanish crown, and possibly the oldest. They are the most original representation of a …

  • Gardens in the Hospital of Los Venerables. Seville.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Plaza de los Venerables 8. 41004. Sevilla. (Andalusia) E-mail: educacion@abengoa.com. www.focus.abengoa.es. The courtyard of the Hospital de los Venerables is one of the finest and most original examples of the numerous courtyards in the Baroque Sevillian style. It has a classical elevation comprisi…

  • María Luisa park. Seville.

    Art | Historic gardens


    … Avenida de la Palmera s/n. 41013. Sevilla. (Andalusia) http://www.visitasevilla.es/es/lugar-interes/parque-de-maria-luisa. This is Seville's great urban park designed by the French landscape gardener Forestier for the Ibero-american Exhibition in 1929. With it, a purely Spanish style of gardening, w…

  • Seville Town Hall. Seville.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Nueva, 1. 41004. Sevilla. (Andalusia) Fax.: +34 954590163 | http://www.visitasevilla.es/es/lugar-interes/ayuntamiento-de-sevilla. It contains several works of great historic and artistic interest, including the town’s pennant and a painting of the patron saints, Justa and Rufina. Diego de Riañ…

  • Indias archive. Seville.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Edificio de la Lonja. Avenida de la Constitución, 3. 41071. Sevilla. (Andalusia) Fax.: +34 954219485 | E-mail: agi1@dglab.mcu.es. www.mcu.es/archivos/MC/AGI/index.html. The Indies Archive which used to be the Mercaderes Market, was built in 1572. Designed by Juan de Herrera and built by Alonso de Va…

  • Casa de Pilatos House. Seville.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de Pilatos 1. 41003. Sevilla. (Andalusia) Fax.: +34 954219012 | E-mail: casapilatos@fundacionmedinaceli.org. http://www.fundacionmedinaceli.org/monumentos/pilatos/. Construction began at the end of the 15th century and it is the prototype of the Andalusian palace. It is of “Morisco” (Moorish-C…

  • La Caridad Hospital. Seville.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Temprado, 3. 41001. Sevilla. (Andalusia) Fax.: +34 954212951 | E-mail: secretaria@santa-caridad.es. www.santa-caridad.es. The most important thing about this Baroque building with rectangular floor plan is its chapel, situated in the northwestern part of the construction, where various works b…

  • Santa Paula Convent. Seville.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Santa Paula, 11. 41003. Sevilla. (Andalusia) E-mail: info@santapaula.es. http://www.visitasevilla.es/es/lugar-interes/convento-de-santa-paula-0. Today it is still a convent and the nuns living there sell typical sweets from the region to visitors. The outstanding features of the building are t…

  • El Divino Salvador Church-College. Seville.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza del Salvador, s/n. 41004. Sevilla. (Andalusia) E-mail: turismo@sevilla.org. http://www.visitasevilla.es/es/lugar-interes/iglesia-del-divino-salvador. A minaret bell tower. The passage of different cultures and peoples through Seville can be appreciated in the remains of earlier buildings on th…

  • Plaza de América Square. Seville.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de América. 41013. Sevilla. (Andalusia) http://www.visitasevilla.es/. Forms part of the artistic urban site created for the Ibero-american Exhibition in 1929. This square, the work of Aníbal González situated next to the María Luisa Park, is surrounded by three palaces in different architectur…

  • The Torre del Oro tower. Seville.

    Art | Monuments


    … Paseo de Cristóbal Colón, s/n. 41001. Sevilla. (Andalusia) Fax.: +34 954226159 | E-mail: torreoro@fn.mde.es. http://www.visitasevilla.es/. The symbol of Seville. It was given its name (“gold tower”) because it was originally covered in golden tiles. It forms part of the city walls, and stands on the…

  • Plaza de España Square. Seville.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de España, s/n. 41013. Sevilla. (Andalusia) E-mail: turismo@sevilla.org. http://www.visitasevilla.es/. Cultural meeting place. Painted ceramic benches representing all the provinces in Spain are arranged round the square. It was built because of the Ibero-american Exhibition of 1929, held in S…

  • Andalusia Contemporary Art Centre. Seville.

    Art | Museums


    … Monasterio de la Cartuja de Santa María de las Cuevas, Isla de la Cartuja. Avenida de Américo Vespucio, 2. Camino de los Descubrimientos, s/n. 41092. Sevilla. (Andalusia) Fax.: +34 955037052 | E-mail: informacion.caac@juntadeandalucia.es. http://www.caac.es/. Living art. The museum is located in the…

  • Seville Museum of Fine Arts. Seville.

    Art | Museums


    … Plaza del Museo, 9. 41001. Sevilla. (Andalusia) Fax.: +34 955542148 | E-mail: museobellasartessevilla.ccd@juntadeandalucia.es. http://www.museosdeandalucia.es/culturaydeporte/museos/MBASE. A great legacy. Set in the old Merced Calzada Convent, which dates from the beginning of the 17th century, its …

  • Seville Museum of Art and Popular Customs. Seville.

    Art | Museums


    … Plaza de América, 3. 41013. Sevilla. (Andalusia) Fax.: +34 955541235 | E-mail: museoacp.ccd@juntadeandalucia.es. http://www.museosdeandalucia.es/culturaydeporte/museos/MACSE/. Lace and embroidery, 16th-19th centuries. The museum is set in the Mudejar Pavilion, built for the Ibero-American Exhibition…