What to see in Seville

Seville Attractions

Wandering the narrow maze of Santa Cruz, Seville's most romantic neighbourhood - balconies, flowers and stately mansions - is one of the best tourist experiences in Spain, and can occupy visitors for days, with courtyard cafes, bars and restaurants to rest at whenever the charming labyrinth becomes overwhelming. Seville is a city best explored on foot, and Santa Cruz is one of the districts where tourists can tap into the soul of this special Spanish destination.

Other famous Seville attractions include the enormous Seville Cathedral, one of the biggest Gothic churches in the world; the recently renovated Plaza de Espana, the stately square constructed in 1929; and the Maria Luisa Park, one of the loveliest green lungs in Europe. However, the city's most famous attraction is the UNESCO-listed Alcazar of Seville, an ancient palace complex considered one of Spain's great treasures. Visitors to Seville should also be sure to take in a cultural performance as the city is alive with authentic Spanish music and Flamenco.

Additionally, there are several wonderful performing arts venues, including the Casa de la Memoria de Al-Andalus and La Casa del Flamenco Auditorio Alcantara. Good museums in Seville include the Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes de Sevilla (Museum of Fine Arts).

Alcazar of Seville

Alcazar is Seville's top attraction and one of the most famous attractions in Spain. The palace complex is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an undisputed architectural masterpiece by any standards.…

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Maria Luisa Park

Regarded as one of the loveliest parks in Europe, this half-mile area in southern Seville, near the port, is planted with palms, orange trees, elms and Mediterranean pines. Bright and beautiful flower…

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Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes de Sevilla

A restored convent, dating back to 1612 and hidden in a tiny plaza off Calle de Alfonso XII in Seville, houses one of Spain's most important and largest art collections. The museum was established…

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Santa Cruz

Visitors usually need to visit a tourist office to obtain a detailed map of the winding alleys, gateways and courtyards of this enchanting and fascinating section of Seville, a former Jewish ghetto,…

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Seville Cathedral

As a monument to Christian glory, Seville's cathedral has few equals, in fact it is still undecided whether it is the largest church in the world when measured against St Peter's in Rome and St Paul's…

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Sherry Bodegas

Andalusia's chalky soil is ideal for the cultivation of the palomino grape, from which the world-famous sherry (jerez) of the region is made. The main sites of sherry production in Andalusia…

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