Seville’s cathedral stands on the site of the former Great Mosque. The clearest evidence of this is its best-known icon: La Giralda, a twelfth-century minaret converted into a bell-tower.
Seville’s Plaza de España, the main building constructed for the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929, symbolises the embrace between Spain and its former colonies.
Discover this defensive watchtower, dating from the time of the Almohads, which is famous for its golden reflection, as well as being the subject of a host of legends, and the present home of the Maritime Museum.
The Royal Alcázar of Seville has been one of the city’s greatest jewels since the tenth century, and the magnificent palace and gardens feature an array of styles.
Holy Week in Seville is an intense experience: an outpouring of unrestrained emotion, art in the streets and a depth of feeling in the saetas [flamenco verses] that surface as a lament at the Passion of Christ.
This avant-garde viewing point offers unique views over the city—but it has at the same time sparked numerous controversies. Find out why everyone is talking about the Metropol Parasol.
This eclectic building situated in the heart of the Andalusian capital has been the location of several Hollywood-produced films.
Considered the second most important art museum in Spain, the Seville Museum of Fine Arts houses an important collection spearheaded by the work of Murillo.
Plaza Nueva houses Seville’s seat of local government in the shape of its sumptuous Town Hall, and provides the setting for many public celebrations.
Seville’s Maestranza, located in the historic El Arenal neighbourhood, is the largest bullring in the world and the city’s third most popular monument.