Category Archives: Seville

Seville Snapshots Gallery

Some snapshots of us in Seville. Click any photo to enlarge.

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Iglesia de la Anunciación

Detail from the Iglesia de la Anunciación.

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Metropol Parasol

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

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Seville Cathedral

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

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Alcázar of Seville

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

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Guadalquivir river

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

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Seville Old Town

Seville’s Old Town dates back to the 6th or 7th Centuries or earlier. Much of the Old Town is still intact. The whole district is pedestrian only. Many of the streets are small alley ways. This photo shows our hotel on the … Continue reading

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