Seville is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Seville one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Seville is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Seville or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Seville. Explore the historical monuments of Seville with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Seville guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Seville page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Seville landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Seville.
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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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Av de la Constitución, s/n, 41004 Seville, Sevilla, Spain
08:00 am - 03:00 pm
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 ma...
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Paseo de las Delicias, s/n, 41013 Sevilla, Spain
08:00 am - 11:59 pm
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. Parr...
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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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Avenida de Extremadura, 2, 41970 Santiponce, Seville
09:00 am - 05:30 pm
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 bor...
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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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Plaza del Triunfo, 41004 Seville, Spain
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 c...
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Av. de Menéndez Pelayo, 41004 Sevilla, Spain
07:00 am - 11:59 pm
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 noi...
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Calle Sierpes 41004 Sevilla Spain
It is inevitable that a city as popular as this one would have a shopping centered tourist trap. But when it looks like this 385 metre long street, the tourist trap part is worth it. Seville’s most popular shopping street has a lot going for it. For starters, it has everything. Food, clothes, a supermarket, antiques, souvenir shops, musicians...
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Calle Dueñas, 5, 41003 Sevilla, Spain
10:00 am - 08:00 pm
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 f...
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Calle Barcelona, 41001 Sevilla, Spain
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. S...
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Plaza Nueva, 1, 41001 Sevilla, Spain
09:00 am - 09:00 pm
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. How...
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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. ...