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Some snapshots of us in Seville. Click any photo to enlarge.
Detail from the Iglesia de la Anunciación.
Metropol Parasol is a wooden structure located at La Encarnación square and claims to be the largest wooden structure in the world. The structure consists of six parasols in the form of giant mushrooms (“Las setas” in Spanish), whose design is inspired by … Continue reading
The Seville Cathedral is the largest Gothic cathedral and the third-largest church in the world. It was completed in the early 16th century and was built with the riches of the New World. Christopher Columbus is buried here. The Giralda is … Continue reading
The Alcázar, a royal palace originally developed by Moorish Muslim kings is an example of mudéjar architecture.It was developed during the 11th to 16th centuries. We got to tour the upper levels which is still used by the royal family as the official Seville … Continue reading
The Guadalquivir river is the only major navigable river in Spain. Currently it is navigable to Seville. The voyages of Columbus and other navigators from the New World ended here. The view is from the Isabel II (“Triana“) bridge. The neighborhood … Continue reading