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SEVILLE

 

About Seville

 

Seville will not leave you indifferent. This city is one of the most popular destination in Europe. Located on the central part of Andalusia, Seville will amaze you with its artistic, historical and cultural potential.

Listed UNESCO World Heritage, Seville shows a real attachment to architecture and patrimony. Seville displays a strong medieval, renaissance and baroque heritage. The city’s Cathedral and the Alcazar provides a rich culture deeply influenced by Arabic heritage. Seville is not only an extraordinary place to visit, offers a favourable climate and pleasant nightlife attractions.

 

 

Attractions to see in Seville

 

Seville museum of fine Art

One place you should visit in Seville is the “Museum of fine Arts of Seville”. This museum is one of the best museums of fine arts in Spain. This attractive museum displays art from the medieval period to the early 20th. Built in 1839, this remarkable place is famous for including works from the Golden Age of Sevilian and located in a magnificent former convent.

 

Seville Archaeological

Any trip in Seville is not complete without a visit to the archaeological Museum of Seville. First of all, you will certainly  appreciate the spectacular facade, remarkable combination between Baroque and Neoclassical architectures. This museum has plenty to offer considering its large collections of items, from prehistory to the 15th century. Whatever you are looking for or almost, this museum offers a chance to discover the Spain patrimony such as Roman marble statues or mosaics.

 

Cathedrals of Seville

Another must-see in Seville is the city’s Cathedral, the largest one in Spain. This magnificent former mosque is popular for its size of 42 meters. You definitely should visit one of the last Spanish Gothic Cathedral. You will have not regret about getting in and admire the impressive entrance of the old mosque.

 

Real Alcazar

If you want an opportunity to enter in a peaceful and charming place, discover the Real Alcazar. With many courtyards and ponds this Royal Palace reflects a relaxing and pleasant atmosphere, for these reasons it is an extraordinary place to visit. Don’t forget it.

 

Districts to visit in Seville

 

- Casco Antiguo

Any visit in Seville, should conduct you to Casco Antiguo, the heart of Seville. This part of Seville is considered as the Old Quarter and hosts all the most interesting shopping and night life places. Another must see in Casco Antiguo is the city’s cathedral and Alcazar, both are the most important places to visit in Sevilla.

 

- Nervion

You will not regret to visit Nervion, a large and modern area of Seville. Remarkable commercial district, Nervion is also an extraordinary place to do shopping with its commercial center comprising a theatre complex. Moreover, this district concentrates business activities of Seville and hosts the major train station.

 

- Barrio Santa Cruz

This quarter provide a unique atmosphere with all the exceptional streets and grandiose houses. As a tourist attraction, this part of the city has much to offer. Enjoy the great view of the cathedral in this most picturesque part of Seville.

 

10 Seville travel tips

 

> Gastronomy travel tips

Seville gives you the opportunity to appreciate a typical cuisine including sea-food and olive oil . Don’t miss out the tapas and the Gazpacho.

 

> Nightlife in Seville

if you want to share the natural sociability of sevillians, go to the center of the city and join all the night and disco pub. You will not regret it

 

> Sevillian Fair

Form part to sevilla ferias which use to run 6 days of drink, food and dance, day and night. This spectacular event will make unforgettable your journey. This festival includes more than 1000 mounted tents and all the most important bullfighters and proposes many attractions such as parade.

 

> Holy Week, Semana Santa

With the holy week, give you a chance to appreciate long typical processions This religious festival is not just about solemnity, this event includes bars open full day and families receptions. For this event, you should buy especially typical Nazareno robes and sandals and join all the various procession.

 

> Museum of Flamenco

Do not forget to appreciate one of the most important wealth of Seville, the Flamenco.

 

> Guadalquivivir

The only navigable river in Spain is a must-see and provides a spectacular landscape.Be tempted by this opportunity

 

> Cerro de Carambolo

Reach the top of Cerro de Carambolo to appreciate a great panorama of the city.

 

> Bull Fighting

Bull tradition is deeply anchored in Sevilla, if you agree with this art, Sevilla will certainly offer a great sight.

 

> FC Seville

In the football club of Seville, during the last 5 five minutes you can appreciate the end of a match for free.

 

> Open air Market

Sevilla is well-known for its open air-market, it would be a pity if you don’t take advantage of it.

 

Fun and facts about Seville

 

(1) Sergio Ramos, the Spanish footballer is from Sevilla.

(2) According to legends, Sevilla was founded by Hercules.

(3) Sevilla is the city of Carmen, Don Juan, Figaro.

(4) Do you know that the cathedral of Seville hosts the tomb of Christopher Colombus?!

 

 

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