Top Historical Places in Seville

Are you looking to explore the history of Seville through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Seville including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Seville. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Seville ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Seville, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Seville for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Seville with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Alcazar Of Seville

    Tags: Art And Culture, Garden, Park, Castle

    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 park with a bar for those who want to rest occasi...Read more
  2. Seville Cathedral

    Tags: Religious Site, Cathedral

    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 beautiful choir, a gilded altarpiece and the tomb o...Read more
  3. Parque De Maria Luisa

    Tags: Garden, Park, Monument, Fountain

    City of Seville’s main public park is at once an open air museum and a botanical garden, a grand expanse of monuments, gardens, tree-lined boulevards, palm and orange and pine groves, flower beds, ponds and fountains. It was established in 1911 after being donated to the city by the Infanta Luisa Fernanda, Duchess of Montpensier in 1893. Parrots and ducks and swans populate the area in a...Read more
  4. Casa De Pilatos

    Tags: Garden, Palace, Statue, Architecture

    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 statues, painting and the place’s main c...Read more
  5. Basilica Macarena

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Statue

    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 any time, regardless of what’s happenin...Read more
  6. Anfiteatro De Italica

    Tags: Amphitheater

    Just a little way out of Seville’s main town area is one of the best preserved ruins of Ancient Rome, Italica. The ruins were excavated in the 18th century, a work that still slowly continues. Publius Cornelius Scipio founded the city of Italica in 206 BC, during the reign of Augustus. It’s where the emperors Trajan and Hadrian were born, and was famous for its tiled houses and the...Read more
  7. Plaza Del Triunfo

    Tags: Monument

    Flanked as it is on all sides by Seville’s heavyweight historical buildings (General Archive of the Indies, Alcazar Palace, Seville Cathedral), the square is almost famous just for being famous. The plaza is so named because of a historical event. The 1755 Lisbon Earthquake shook even Seville, and though there were people in Mass inside the cathedral at that time they were able to make it...Read more
  8. Jardin De Murillo

    Tags: Garden, Monument, Fountain

    This historical park used to be the vegetable gardens for the Alcazar Palace. At the beginning of the 20th century it was given a Moorish Revival makeover noted for its elegant use of palm trees. Located right next to the heart of Seville’s historic center the gardens provide visitors with a respite from the breathless sightseeing and the noise of the city, thanks to the dense grouping of...Read more
  9. Las Duenas

    Tags: Palace

    This intimate, magnificent and lavishly decorated 15th century Renaissance Palace is considered to be one of the most important historic homes in the city. Having changed ownership multiple times over the centuries, it is now the property of the House of Alba. The main attractions at the Palace are the architecture and the art collection. For the former, note the Gothic and Moorish influences, ...Read more
  10. Archivo General De Indias

    Tags: Unesco Site

    Unless you a real appreciation of history, you’re bound to dismiss this stop as over hyped. Within these walls are the carefully preserved and extremely valuable achival documents detailing the activity of the Spanish Empire in the Americas.. UNESCO declared it a world heritage site in 1987.Walking through it’s rooms you’ll see many priceless documents in display, arranged so ...Read more
  11. Plaza Nueva

    Tags: Monument, Square

    If you ever get lost going around Seville, this is the center to which you should return. The elegant square, encircled and shaded by bright green orange trees, is the location of the Seville Ayuntamiento, the Town Hall. Also nearby is the 24 hour 16th century chapel of San Onofre, the Miguel Garcia de Longoria house, and the Telefonica building. See the monumental statue of King Fernando III. ...Read more
  12. Ayuntamiento

    Tags: Heritage Building

    During the construction of this town hall in the 15th century it was meant to serve as a symbol of the independence of Seville city rule from religious rule. However for various reasons including military invasions and fires it took a long while to complete the building. In fact there are parts of the building that remain incomplete even today. However, the facade was completed in 1867. Today i...Read more
  13. Edificio De La Adriatica

    Tags: Tower, Architecture , Heritage Building

    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. Mark’s Lion. See the neo mudejar decorati...Read more
  14. Palacio De San Telmo

    Tags: Palace, Architecture , Heritage Building

    This 17th century building, originally built as a school for the orphaned children of sailors, is the seat of the Andalusian autonomous government. One of the reasons it delights visitors to the city so much is its exterior Sevillian Baroque architecture.. Most of the best baroque artwork in the city tend to be the interior decorations inside the various churches around the city. This one by co...Read more
  15. Museo Taurino

    Tags: Monument, Specialty Museum

    This is not just the museum of bullfighting in Seville, but also the arena in which the bullfights have been held since 1761. The grand baroque building is one the most recognisable monuments of Seville. Owned and managed by the Royal Cavalry of Seville the museum was opened in 1989, and comprises of four room, each of which are dedicated to: The Royal Cavalry 19th century Paintings of bullfig...Read more