It is the third of the Christian World cathedrals in terms of both area and volumen, and one of the last Spanish gothic cathedrals with Renaissance influence.
The unknown architect of th Cathedral of Seville designed an universe of stone and stained-glass Windows. You will be able to contemplate wonderful works of art (by Murillo, Valdes, Leal, Zurbaran...) and visit the Capilla Mayor, the biggest Flemish retable in Spain with 20 metres height, the grandiose sacrista housing the Renaissance treasury by Juan de Arfe and the Royal Chapel.
It is city's most famous symbol, it was built in the XII century. It was originally the minaret of the old mosque over which the cathedral was built. It has 97.5 metres height and was once the highest tower in the World. It is topped with a huge bronze weathervane from which the visitor gets a wonderful panoramic view of the Patio de los Naranjos, the cathedral gargoyles and pinnacles as well as of the Alcazar.
La Torre del Oro
It was built during XIII century to defend the access to the harbour. It was used as a prison during the Middle Ages and as a safe place where to custody silver and gold often arriving with the fleet from America.