Sevilla Excursions

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The Cathedral

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.

La Giralda, el emblema de Sevilla

La Giralda

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.

Reales Alcázares

Its origin dates back to Middle Ages. It is the most important civil building in Seville, ir has an exquisite decoration with art tile and plaster art on its walls.

The Gardens of the Park of Maria Luisa

It is a French style garden with subtropical decoration. It is an ideal place to walk along its numerous ponds and its gardens' vegetation.