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Seville Monuments

La Giralda
Plaza Virgen de los Reyes s/n - Sevilla
Tlf: 95 421.49.71
The Giralda is the most emblematic monument of Seville. This Minaret was constructed by the Moores between 1184 and 1197 and reaches a height of 76 metres. After the reconquest the christians added a bell tower to the minaret in 1568.
Timetable:
Normal: 11:00 - 17:00
Sundays: 14:30 - 18:00

Royal Alcazar
Plaza del Triunfo s/n - Sevilla
Tlf: +0034.95.450
Abd Al Ramán III ordered the construction of the Alcazar in 913. It was a fortified palace which later became the residence of various monarchs.
Timetable:
Normal:09:30 - 17:00
* 9:30 - 13:30 Sundays and holidays.

The Cathedral
Plaza Virgen de los Reyes s/n - Sevilla
Tlf: 95 421.49.71
The Cathedral in Seville is the world´s biggest gothic temple and the third largest Christian cathedral after Saint Peter in the Vatican city and St. Pauls in London.
Timetable:
Normal:11:00 - 17:00
* Sundays and holidays: 14:30 - 18:00

Plaza de España
It was built especially for the Latin American exposition in 1929 with polychromatic ceramic tiles. The semicircular plaza is 200 metres wide and is flanked by two spectacular towers and a bordering lake.

Roman Necropolis
C/ de Sevilla s/n - Carmona
Tlf: 95 414.08.11
This mausoleum, discovered in 1868, has conserved the greatest number of paintings of the Peninsula. The collective mausoleum, which consists of an underground chamber, was used by families and was the most common form of burial in this Necrópolis.
Timetable:
Normal:09:00 - 17:00
* 16 June-16 Sept 8.30am-2pm; Sat-Sun 10am-2pm.

Alcázar del Rey Don Pedro
Puerta de Purchena s/n - Carmona
This former Roman fortress has some fantastic views of Carmona and its surroundings. It was extended by the Almoravides and later became the palace of Peter I.

The Gold Tower
Paseo de Colón s/n - Sevilla
Tlf: +0034.95.422
The Gold Tower, built between 1221 and 1222, was one of the last contributions from the Almohade period in Seville. It was part of the last wall of defence that ran across the Alcazar to the river.
Timetable:
Normal:10:00 - 14:00
* 11:00 - 14:00 Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

Pilate´s House
Plaza de Pillatos s/n - Sevilla
Tlf: 95 422.52.98
This particular style of architecture was inspired by the Poncio Pilate in Jerusalem. The palace was first constructed by the first marquis of Tarifa in 1518, after he returned from an inspirational two-year journey through Europe and the Holy Land.
Timetable:
Normal:09:00 - 19:00
* From October to February: 09:00 - 18:00

Town Hall
Plaza de España - Écija
The meeting room contains some Roman mosaics. The coffered ceiling of this 16th century room originates from the convents of San Pablo and Santo Domingo.

Torre de la Victoria
C/ Torralba s/n - Estepa
This elegant and slender 18C belltower stands alone on the Estepa skyline following the destruction of the convent to which it once belonged. Its pentagonal brick body rests on a stone base.

Palace of the Marquis of Cerverales
C/ Mesones s/n - Estepa
This palace was built in the 18th century and is an example of one of the finest civic architecture in the city. To the right of the palace the iglesia de la Asunción houses some interesting paintings.

Walls
Estepa
The walls used to surround the hill. The original Arab line of fortification was rebuilt in the 13C on the order of St James. The walls and towers which still exist are the last surviving remains of what was once an impressive fortress.

 

 

 

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