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Top 10 places in Seville
Our app features the history of 49 monuments and great sites including places to discover Seville. Here is a selection of the top 10 monuments of the city, with an extract of the texts available in the application and written by our teams of specialists. For full content, download our Android and iPhone Guide and start creating your travel journal for your stay at Seville
It was built between 1691 and 1709 by Leonardo de Figueroa on the remains of a medieval church. It has three side doors one of which is decorated by a statue of St. Guzmán, work of Pedro Rodán another door is still the restored door of the previous Mudejar church. But the most beautiful façade is... Read more
The corrida has obscure origins: we know that in 815 there were already races of bulls. But his practice developed in the middle ages, for the amusement of the nobles: cavaliers attacked the bull with a rejon, a kind of javelin. Then the bullfight evolved towards its present form.... Read more
This tower of observation and defense was built in 1221 under the domination of the Almohads. It was dodecagonal in shape and was lined with pressed lime and straw, giving it a golden appearance. A chain could connect the tower with a tower on the other side of the river, thus preventing the... Read more
This palace was built in the 15th century. But its facade dates from the 16th century. And appears in a typically Sevillian style. Then it was restored several times between the 18th and 20th centuries. And was finally acquired by the Countess of Lebrija, collector passionate of objects of art.... Read more
At the end of the 15th c. The Adelantado Mayor (governor) of Andalusia is Pedro Enriquez after the death of his first wife, he marries a sister of the latter, Catalina de Ribera. The couple, very rich, settled in a villa of Catalina and little by little, by the acquisition of surrounding land, it... Read more
At this point there was already a Visigothic church which was destroyed in the ninth century when the Arabs occupied the town. The great mosque that took its place was only built in 1198 by Ahmed ben Baso during the reign of Almohad Abou Yousouf, with a minaret 94 m high, built on the model of the... Read more
The name of this square goes back to 1755: the terrible earthquake that destroyed Lisbon took place during the celebration of a Mass in the Cathedral of Seville. The church was evacuated and mass continued on this square. There was very little damage to Seville, the inhabitants attributed this fact... Read more
The harmonious building of Renaissance style, well emphasized by the contrast between the red of the facade and the white of the pilasters and frames of windows, was built at the end of the 16th century. On the plans of Juan de Herrera to shelter a stock exchange. In 1785 Charles III ma... Read more
From the conquest of Seville in 712, the Arabs began to build fortifications around a site that had been occupied successively by the Romans and then by the Visigoths. They allowed them to repel a Vikings attack in 884. Numerous residential buildings were built over the centuries: Casa de los... Read more
After crossing the Almohad walls of the XIIth century. By the Puerta del León you enter the tree-lined Patio del León, flanked by the Sala de Justicia. In this hall, transformed in the 14th century, was the Council of Viziers and later the Council of Ministers. It is prolonged by the Patio del Yeso... Read more
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