Country : Spain
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : Spanish
City: 696 676 (2014)
Metro: 1 416 933 (2014)
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
closeSeville, the capital of the Spanish community of Andalusia, is one of the oldest cities in Europe. Its architecture is a reflection of its tumultuous history with long spells of occupation by the Romans and later the Moors.
In the 16th century, after the reconquista by the Christians the city reached its Golden Age thanks to a monopoly on trade with the New World. Many of the city's magnificent landmarks such as the Cathedral, the Royal Alcazar and Golden Tower were built earlier, in the 13th and 14th centuries.
Random Seville Highlights
Museum of Fine Arts, Seville
The Museo de Belles Artes in Seville is one of the most important museums of fine arts in Spain. Its collection of mostly Spanish paintings and sculptures is housed in a former 17th century monastery.
Giralda, Seville
The Giralda, the bell tower of the cathedral of Seville, was originally erected at the end of the 12th century as the minaret of a mosque built by the Moors. The beautiful belfry was added in the mid 16th century.
Murallas, Seville
In the 12th century Seville was considered Europe's best fortified city thanks to a 6km long wall that encircled the whole of Seville. A 400 meter long section of this historic wall survived.
Golden Tower, Seville
The Torre del Oro or Tower of Gold was built in the early 13th century as a watchtower by the Almohades, who at the time ruled the region. The tower is now home to a naval museum.

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Gibraltar Day Trip from Seville, Seville
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Seville Bike Tour, Seville
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Private Monumental Seville Walking Tour, Seville
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