Seville is a city full of art. It is the most populated city in Andalusia, with a large old town being the largest in Spain and sixth largest in Europe. It presents in its streets a wide variety of monuments of special cultural interest, charming squares and museums, always with the cheerful and creative atmosphere that floods the city. It is divided by the Guadalquivir, an essential emblem of Seville, and presents architectural samples of enormous beauty. A place that enchants every visitor, full of elements of visual pleasure and designed for the enjoyment of leisure time.
What to see and do in Seville
The Golden Tower
On the banks of the Guadalquivir River stands the impressive Torre del Oro, a true icon of the city of Seville and an essential place to visit. It is an albarrana tower with 36 meters high and a special aesthetic beauty. It has been declared an Asset of Cultural Interest since 1931 and inside you can enjoy the Naval Museum of Seville. It composes a spectacular landscape and invites to be contemplated from different points.
The Cathedral of Seville
The Cathedral of Seville is another place of great interest, it is the third largest temple in the world and is declared a World Heritage Site. It is a beautiful gothic style cathedral with an extension of 11.520 m2 and composed of five naves with numerous chapels. The building is full of diverse architectural elements of special charm that make it one of the most beautiful and impressive of all the Spanish territory. Of course, it is home to one of the most iconic elements of Seville: the Giralda. It is also located the tomb of Christopher Columbus, a most curious element. There is no shortage of reasons of interest to dedicate an important place in the itinerary of the traveller.
The Royal Alcazar
The city of Seville has a number of monuments of special cultural, artistic and architectural importance. Another of the most important is the Real Alcázar, also declared a World Heritage Site. It is a palace complex that brings together various architectural styles to delight the visitor and is surrounded by beautiful gardens. It is one of the most impressive places in this city and everyone who visits it is really impressed.
The Archive of the Indies
We arrive at the third point of Seville declared a World Heritage Site, a peculiarity in the same city and indicative of the great heritage value of this city. This building was designed by Juan Herrera and is of Renaissance style. I