Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Seville is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Seville a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Seville.
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Plaza de Espana, Seville, Spain
08:00 am - 10:00 pm
There’s two things to see here, the plaza itself and the Mary Luoisa Park, often called the Moorish Paradise. A legacy of the 1929 Exhibition held for the purpose of showcasing Span’s art and technology, this semi circular complex is filled with alcoves, each to represent Spain’s different districts. The buildings are all decorate...
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Patio de Banderas, s/n, 41004 Seville, Sevilla, Spain
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
Originally a Moorish fort, the Alcazar is the oldest royal palace still in use in Europe. The beautiful dwelling is divided into various sections: the Courtyard of the Maidens, the Baths of Lady Maria de Padilla, the House of Trade and various other patios. Covering the palace can easily take upto a day. The highlight here are the gardens and a par...
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Av de la Constitucion, s/n, 41080 Seville, Sevilla, Spain
08:00 am - 10:30 am
This enormous Gothic cathedral was built for one reason only to demonstrate Seville’s wealth. This 15th ventury wonder was built on the site of a 12th century mosque. The builders claimed to want to build something so opulanet that “those who saw it would call us crazy.” 80 Lavishly ornamentes chapels, high vaulted ceings, a beaut...
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As far as the trianeros are concerned, they are a different people than the people of Seville. Descended of gypsies, historically kept outside of the main city of Seville, they have given Triana a character that is very distinct from Seville, a mix of Roman and Moorish and Christian. They are mad about flamenco, have a thriving ceramics and tile in...
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Pl. del Salvador, S/N, 41004 Sevilla, Spain
11:00 am - 06:00 pm
Completed in 1712 this church was built on the ruins of a 9th Century mosque. But other temples once stood here too - Paleochristian, Roman, and Visigoth. In the 19th century the church ran out of funds and began to deteriorate. It wasn't until 1987 that the church was restored to its former glory. The architecture is an elegant Baroque Mannerist s...
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Plaza de Pilatos, 1, 41003 Seville, Sevilla, Spain
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
La Casa de Pilatos (Pilate's House) is an Andalusian royal residence and home of the Duke of Medinaceli. Like most of the places in Seville, this place blends at least two traditions together. The building is a mixture of Renaissance Italian and Mudejar Spanish architectural styles. The palace has beautiful shaded gardens, azulezos tiles, classical...
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Calle Bécquer, 1-3, 41002 Sevilla, Spain
09:00 am - 09:00 pm
Relatively new compared to most of the world basilicas, the Macarena was built in 1941. Macarena is what the Seville people affectionaletly call the Virgin Mary. There’s an excellent statue of her here. The carvings and the artwork scattered around the place is exquiste; the basilica and the and the artwork are amazing. You can just stroll in...
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Plaza del Museo, 9, 41001 Seville, Spain
09:00 am - 08:00 pm
The Seville Museum of Fine Arts mostly contains exhibits from 17th century artists. One of the best exhibitions here is the Julio Romero des Torres, one of the best modern artists of Andalusia; his paintings are simultaneously idyllic and sensuous. Also to watch out for are the works by masters from the Classical Spanish School of Paintings. ...
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Plaza Venerables, 8, 41004 Sevilla, Spain
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
This Baroque residence and the interior San Fernando church was the final refuge of Seville’s elderly or poor priests from 1673 onwards. In the 19th century it became a textile factory for eight years, but then reverted to its orignal function as a residence. The highlights are:
The tiled courtyard with the central fountain
The tiled galleri...
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Calle Jovellanos, 10, 41001 Sevilla, Spain
09:30 am - 08:30 pm
Managed by the Franciscan order, this 18th century church does not look like much from the outside. Step through the cute entrance though, and the sheer baroque era opulence inside the church will stagger you. There are so many ornate details in the interior that is hard to focus on just one. Still, the most obvious features of the table is the vau...
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Calle Bailén, 5, 41001 Sevilla, Spain
07:45 am - 09:00 pm
This late 17th century Baroque Church built by the architect Leonardo de Figueroa, was constructed above the ruins of an older medieval Church from the thirteenth century. It does not have much historical value but it is very beautiful. Every inch of the church is opulently decorated. The architecture is a Latin cross with the large Central down, a...
This Catholic place of worship was built in Baroque architectural style in 1759. It replaced and older Naval School of the city. Later it functioned as a warehouse and a theater. However in the 20th century it was restored to its function as a place of prayer, and in the 21st century it was enlarged to become the building you see in front of you to...
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Av. de la Constitución, 2 41004 Sevilla Spain
Heading north from the south side of Constitution Avenue and to your right you will spot this elegant 1926 building. The highlight of the building is the tower at the corner of the two facades. This is a slender and stately structure, with a copper dome of green and white bands, and a large clock. See if you can catch sight of the sculpture of St. ...
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Plaza America, 3, 41013 Seville, Spain
09:00 am - 08:30 pm
Though not as prominent as other museums around, this place is nevertheless quite a curiousity. Located in the Mary Luisa Park, the museum is a collection of odds and ends, from lace, ornaments, instruments, embroidery, furniture, wine, to knives and metalwork. There are enough articles and descriptions here to while away an afternoon.
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Calle Temprado, 3, 41001 Seville, Sevilla, Spain
09:00 am - 07:30 pm
Containing some of Seville’s best Baroque sculptures, this hospital was built in 1674 and still runs it’s geriatric operations. The hospital’s chapel is open to the public. Most of the surfaces in the chapel are covered in paintings by Murillo and Valdes Leal. As with any place in Seville, the tile work is admirable, and the...