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Wonderful location in one of the most exclusive and popular places, the hotel is surprisingly elegant and has a unique decoration.
architectural complex dating from very different periods; the original fortification, of uncertain origin, was probably built in 884 as a defense of the Norman invasion of Seville. The palace around two courtyards of different size is coeval to the Alhambra in Granada. In its construction participated important local artisans, as well as other Toledo and Granada, sent by the Nazari King Mohamed V.
During the Reconquest, 1248, several palaces of which only the walls were built and few remains. During the reign of Alfonso X the Gothic palace was built, with the Moorish palace of Don Pedro I of Castile ( "The Cruel") the most representative upbuilding Christian era.
After the discovery of America was located in the Alcázar the House of Trade, in whose memory is preserved in the grounds of the "Virgen de los Mareantes", by Alejo Fernández 1531.
Today, apart from its architectural beauty and interesting displays of objects from the Muslim period that can assist in their classrooms, (such as visual display and audible former Muslim musical instruments), is exceptionally emotional on a summer night to attend a concert at these beautiful gardens.
Open Tuesday to Saturday from 10:30 to 17:00. Sunday from 10:30 to 13:00. closed Monday
It is the minaret of the old mosque on which the Cathedral was built. In its day it was the highest tower in the world. Today, after three additions made after the Reconquest, we see the final tower 97.5 meters high, topped by a bronze weathervane unconscionable, on which a beautiful panorama of the city can be seen.
This square of the eighteenth century, replaced another run that was wood. It consists of 116 asymmetrical balconies, being especially valuable Prince's box. The square also hosts a bullfighting museum.
Open Monday to Saturday from 10:00 to 13:30. Closed Sundays and ...
It is built on the old Palace of Don Remondo, first bishop of Seville after the Christian conquest. However rest of it is not. The current structure, around two courtyards, was built in the mid-s. XVI, and its Baroque façade is the eighteenth century. The palace is located in the Plaza Virgen de los Reyes, like the Giralda, in whose center is a majestic baroque lantern mounted on the source of the century, the work of Juan Lafita.
Address: Archbishop's Palace, Plaza Virgen de los Reyes, s / n, 41004 Sevilla
El Archivo de Indias
it's also called building of the Guildhall, he was born for these purposes, following that in times of Felipe II (1572) Archbishop Sandoval asked the king to build a building to "clean" the Cathedral of traders who gathered in the Patio de los Naranjos to hire. This building, Renaissance, by Juan Herrera passed in 1785 to its role as "Archivo General de Indias" in his library gathering all documents related to the New World, which had hitherto been scattered
Open Monday to Friday from 10:30 to 13:00. Research from 8:00 to 15:00. Sunday closed....
Torre del Oro
This octagonal tower was built by the Moors in the thirteenth century as protective and lookout of the city. It was located at the end of the then existing walls along the river. Lookout tower went on to store gold (although his name does not come from this particular, but of the golden reflections that gave the tiles that originally daubed facade). Later it was a Christian church, then going to host the admiralty, and ending with what it is today, Maritime Museum. Its height of circular was worked much later, in the eighteenth century.
Open Tuesday to Friday from 10:00 to 14:00 and Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 ...
it's Considered one of the most beautiful buildings of Sevillian Baroque in highlighting its valuable cover of the eighteenth century. A century after its construction became Colegio de Marina, until in 1844 it was closed and transformed into residence of the Infanta Maria Luisa, Duchess of Montpensier was started in 1682. This, dying, gave the building to the archdiocese of Seville to build on it a seminar. At present it has passed to the Board of Andalusia, is today seat of the Presidency.
Address: Av Roma, s / n, 41004 Sevilla
Catedral de Sevilla
Seville Cathedral, the world's third largest, is an encyclopedia of history. On its Roman foundation, a Visigoth temple stood. Currently only stay the source of the Patio de los Naranjos, which is an inheritance, along with the Giralda, the Moorish mosque on said Visigoth temple was built in time of Arab domination. However, the fundamental part, what we see today, began to be built after the Reconquest, in the eleventh century, lasting five centuries its construction. The predominant style is late Gothic and Plateresque, with important parts in Renaissance style. A highlight among its artistic treasures are the Flemish glass windows, the eleventh to the nineteenth century and the treasures of the cathed...
it's located in the Maria luisa Park .Its semicircular plant, 200 m. in diameter, it is bordered by an artificial lake, and two spectacular towers topped their sides; one north and one south. They highlight their peculiar roundabouts decorated with ceramic tiles representing all the Spanish provinces. Its construction as Spain Pavilion for the "Latin American Exhibition of 1929," found a structure that made it possible to rehabilitate University when the exhibition ended, since the existing University began to stay small with the increasing number of students. However, when the exhibition ended, it seems that new capacity was not enough and the University moved directly to the "Old Tobacco Factory", n...
One of the two most important examples of Spanish plateresque.
From 1527 to 1534 the Chapter House Baja and the facade on the Plaza de San Francisco were made. In the mid-nineteenth century, taking advantage of the large free space left by the demolition of the Palace of San Francisco, the facade was greatly enlarged, creating neoclassical facade on the Plaza Nueva.
Open Tuesday and Wednesday from 17:30 to 19:30.
Address: Street Temprado, 3, 41001 Sevilla
the palace was built with Moorish tiles and beatiful gardens in the late fifteenth century it was the residence of Pedre Enriquez and Catalina de Ribera. the construction was completed by the son. Fabrique de Ribera, ( the first Marquis of Tarifa)who after a trip to Jersusalen in 1519 took the style of Construction of Pilate's house giving rise to the popular idea that copied Pilate's house ,being the reason for its name. Later the house was extended.its architectural structure, organized around a series of courtyards, increases its value by the important collection of antiques and works of art it houses, as the Roman artefacts from the ruins of Italica and frescoes of the top, painted...
El costurero de la Reina ( sewing queen)
This small building with a castle located next to the Maria Luisa park is the first Moorish neo building in the city and was the residence of the Duke of Montpensier, but is most famous for his own legend, which tells that the wife of King Alfonso XII passed much of the day here sewing due to her poor health. Today it's the tourist information office and one of the most beloved buildings in the city.
Address: 41012 Paseo de ...
This neomudéjar style building was built in 1889 to house the Seville Pavilion during the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929. It is considered one of the most important works of the Sevillian architecture, mark the line as follow s Andalusian architecture. XX. Which was until the 1992 World Expo station, it presents a beautiful building of three bodies, the central crowned by a large dome of iron and glass. Its design is inspired by a courtyard of the Alhambra in Granada and in the arches of the mosque of Tangier. However, considering the progress of engineering of the time, it followed the French general line.