The monuments you have to visit in Seville

1. Metropol Parasol

In the viewpoint of Metropol Parasol, by the architect Jürgen Mayer, you can enjoy one of the best views of Seville, the city chosen as the best urban destination for 2018 by Lonely Planet. It is located in the Plaza de la Encarnación and popularly known by the name Las Setas. It is the largest wooden constructed structure in the world.

2. The Royal Alcazar of Seville

The Real Alcázar of Seville is a fortified palace made up of areas built in different historical stages. Although the original palace was built in the High Middle Ages, some vestiges of Islamic art are preserved and, from the period after the Castilian conquest, a Mudejar palatial space and another in the Gothic style. In the photo, the Hall of Ambassadors.

3. The Giralda

La Giralda is the bell tower of the cathedral of Seville. The lower two thirds of the tower correspond to the minaret of the old mosque of the city, from the end of the 12th century, in the Almohad era, while the upper third is a construction superimposed in Christian times to house the bells. At its highest point (101 meters) is the Giraldillo.

4. Spain Square

The Plaza de España is an architectural complex built next to the María Luisa park, it was designed by the architect Aníbal González and it was built between 1914 and 1929 as the main building, and the largest, of the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929.

5. The golden tower 

The Torre del Oro in Seville is located on the left bank of the Guadalquivir River. Its height is 36 meters and it was declared a historical-artistic monument in 1931.

6. San Francisco square

This area was already a square when the Christians reconquered the city in 1248. Its name is due to the fact that between 1268 and 1840 the convent of San Francisco was accessed from this square.In the 16th century it was the main esplanade of the city, currently the rear facade of the Town Hall is oriented towards it.

7. The Triana Bridge

The Isabel II Bridge, better known as the Triana Bridge, connects the city center with the Triana neighborhood, crossing the Guadalquivir river. Its construction ended in 1852.

8. La Cartuja 

The Andalusian Center for Contemporary Art (CAAC) is a museum that depends on the Ministry of Culture of the Junta de Andalucía. Since 1997 it has been based in the Monastery of Santa María de las Cuevas, also known as La Cartuja, a space recovered for the 1992 Universal Exposition.

9. Maria Luisa’s park

María Luisa Park is the first urban park in Seville and one of its green lungs. In 1983 it was declared a Site of Cultural Interest in the Historic Garden category, and was inaugurated on April 18, 1914 as the Infanta María Luisa Fernanda urban park. One of the most visited areas is known as the roundabout of pigeons, in the Plaza de América.

10. Museum of Fine Arts 

The Museum of Fine Arts of Seville was officially opened in 1841. It is located in the Plaza del Museo, which is chaired by a sculpture dedicated to Bartolomé Esteban Murillo. Murillo’s work ‘Inmaculada la Colosal’ presides over room V of the Museum.

11. The Triana neighborhood

The Triana neighborhood is one of the most visited areas by tourists arriving in the city. From the Paseo del Marqués de Contadero you can see the color of Calle Betis.

12. The Guadalquivir 

In the background, the towers of the Plaza de España and the San Telmo bridge. Firstly, the Isabel II bridge, which connects the center of Seville with the Triana neighborhood.