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14 Most photo-worthy spots in Seville!

Located on the banks of the Guadalquivir River, the gorgeous city is one of the largest historical centers in Europe. The southern Spanish capital is well known for its historic churches, lush green gardens, and Moorish palaces. Ideal for travelers who appreciate the glare of history between strolls along narrow streets and relaxing meals at chill-out cafes. Popular destinations include Royal Alcázar of Seville, Setas de Sevilla and iconic Plaza de España.

In Seville you will find some beautiful attractions that you just cannot miss! Places like Seville CathedralAlameda De Hercules, and Setas De Sevilla and many more. Continue reading to know more.

Seville© Provided by Microsoft Travel (SeanPavonePhoto Getty Image)

1. Seville Cathedral

Seville Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Seville, Andalusia, Spain.© Provided by Microsoft Travel (Spooh Getty Image)

The Cathedral, which was built in Gothic and Renaissance styles and encompasses seven centuries of history, was founded in 1403 on the site of a medieval mosque. It is the world’s fourth biggest church and the world’s largest Gothic church. Seville Cathedral surpassed Hagia Sophia as the world’s biggest cathedral after its completion in the early 16th century, a distinction the Byzantine church had held for almost a thousand years.

2. Alameda De Hercules

The oldest public garden in Europe with its history dating back to the 16th century.© Provided by Microsoft Travel (Europa Press News Getty Image)

The Alameda de Hércules is an oval-shaped garden square or mall in Seville, located in Spain. The 480 m long and 80 m wide square is filled with multiple rows of white poplar trees, fountains, benches, lamp posts, and pergolas. It is situated in the northern half of the city’s historic district between the Guadalquivir River and the Macarena neighborhood. At one end there are Roman columns with statues of Hercules and Julius Caesar while on the other end there are columns surmounted by statues of lions. It has been renovated and remodeled between 2006 to 2008 and in 2009 is was open to the public.

3. Setas De Sevilla

Setas De Sevilla is the largest wooden structure in the world.© Provided by Microsoft Travel (Katatonia82 Getty Image)

Designed by the renowned German architect Jürgen Mayer, it is one of the most iconic attractions in Seville. Comprised of six large, mushroom-shaped parasols, this remarkable structure is truly one-of-a-kind and an architectural marvel worth visiting.

4. A View Of The Bullring The Real Maestranza

The Real Maestranza de Caballera’s bullring serves as a location for bullfights held during the April Fair.© Provided by Microsoft Travel (ARK NEYMAN Getty Image)

The Plaza de Toros de la Real Maestranza de Caballera de Sevilla is a bullring in Seville, Spain, with a capacity of 12,000 spectators. One of the most well-known bullfighting events in the world takes place during the annual Seville Fair in Seville. The Plaza de Toros de la Real Maestranza de Caballera de Sevilla is a bullring in Seville, Spain, with a capacity of 12,000 spectators. One of the most well-known bullfighting events in the world takes place during the annual Seville Fair in Seville.

5. Iglesia De San Isidoro

With Christian roots that can be traced back to the 10th century, Iglesia de San Isidoro is a must visit in Seville.© Provided by Microsoft Travel (Sedmak Getty Image)

The first Church was erected on the remnants of a temple to the Roman deity Mercury during the pre-Arab period. The monarchs of León founded a convent of Benedictine women on the site in the 10th century. The church was rededicated to Saint Isidore of Seville in 1063. Isidore was the archbishop of Seville and the most distinguished intellectual and theologian of Visigothic Spain before to the Arab invasions.

6. Iglesia Colegial Del Divino Salvador

Iglesia Colegial del Divino Salvador in Seville is a fascinating location that offers a memorable experience.© Provided by Microsoft Travel (Laranik Getty Image)

This baroque cathedral, which overlooks Plaza del Salvador, was erected between 1674 and 1712 on the site of Muslim Ishbiliya’s main mosque. Its Mannerist red-brick front conceals a vast, light-filled interior topped by a towering dome and brimming with lavish gold altarpieces.

7. Maria Luisa Park

Be captivated by the stunning scenery of nature at the Maria Luisa Park which is a large park at the heart of the city.© Provided by Microsoft Travel (Sedmak Getty Image)

Maria Luisa Park, located in Seville, offers a getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. Visitors would surely feel at ease since the park features a calm and peaceful atmosphere. Towering orange trees and palms surround the park and numerous flower beds could be seen. Truly the Maria Luisa Park is the perfect place for visitors to just unwind and relax.

8. Palace Of The Countess Of Lebrija

Be transported back in time at the Palace of the Countess of Lebrija, an indoor museum filled with rich history artworks.© Provided by Microsoft Travel (Mónica Ramos Macías Getty Image)

Perfect for those who want to learn more about history, the Palace of the Countess of Lebrija is the perfect place to be. It is an old palace built in the 16th centuries and was remodeled over the years. It features an extensive collection of art pieces with major historical significance. Visitors would surely feel as if they are back in the past as the museum features interior designs prevalent in the past.

9. Giralda

A fabulous montage representing the history of Seville.© Provided by Microsoft Travel (Mabelgurb Getty Image)

The Giralda is the bell tower of the Cathedral in Seville, Spain. Many centuries ago, it is a minaret for the Great Mosque of Seville. It was used to sing and call people for prayers. It was built in Almohad style by architects Ibn Basso and Ali de Gomara. Standing 104.1 m in height it is one of the tallest towers in the world and an iconic symbol of the city as it has been since the Middle Ages. Previously there were four bronze spheres crowed on the tower resembling a unique structure of a mosque, but later they were destroyed. Church bells were placed in the location of the spheres. The tower is a visual image of the past that Catholics overpowered Muslims in Seville.

10. The Alcazar Gardens

Alcazar Gardens are one of the most popular and scenic tourist destinations in Seville.© Provided by Microsoft Travel (Gerold Grotelueschen Getty Image)

Housed within the Alcázar of Seville, one of the most stunning pieces of architecture in the world, the Alcazar Gardens are a visual delight. Featuring several varieties of fragrant flowers and garden orchards with fruit trees, these gardens are so beautiful that they have been featured in several popular movies and TV shows.

11. Metropol Parasol

Metropol Parasol’s design scheme and concept was to provide shade in a city as sunny and hot as Seville.© Provided by Microsoft Travel (SeanPavonePhoto Getty Image)

The Metropol Parasol is a wooden building located in the old city of Seville, Spain, in La Encarnación plaza. Jürgen Mayer, a German architect, designed it, and it was finished in April 2011. The structure is known as Las Setas de la Encarnación. The four-story urban parasol has become a new landmark in Seville.

12. General Archive Of The Indies

Visit the historical General Archive of the Indies that features thousands of documents and also a nice architecture.© Provided by Microsoft Travel (Dani VG Getty Image)

General Archive of the Indies, located in the ancient merchants’ exchange of Seville, Spain, is perfect for those who want to learn more about the history of Spanish empire. This is because it is the repository the country which contains thousands of documents. The place also boasts a captivating architecture that guests would surely love.

13. Plaza De España

Plaza de España is renowned for its blinding beauty.© Provided by Microsoft Travel (Juan Miguel Cervera Merlo Getty Image)

Built in 1928, this breathtaking structure exemplifies Regionalism Architecture (which includes a fusion of elements of the Renaissance Revival, Moorish Revival (Neo-Mudéjar) and the Baroque Revival styles). It is located in the scenic María Luisa Park and draws several thousand visitors each year.

14. Plaza De America

The Plaza de América is a rectangular square in Maria Luis Park.© Provided by Microsoft Travel (Paul Panayiotou Getty Image)

The Plaza de America, located in the Parque de María Luisa, is flanked by the Museum of Popular Arts to the north, the Archaeological Museum to the south, and the Royal Pavilion to the east. It is a nice, green park and suitable for just about anyone wishing to take a break from the noise and pedestrian traffic of busier places, such as the neighboring Plaza de Espana There are some attractive buildings around this area. It was very lovely with the various ponds and fountains. The flowers and shrubs were nice to look at too, as were the buildings surrounding the plaza. It is largely unshaded so whilst perfect for some January sunshine, may be too hot to linger at in the summer


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