Real Alcázar

REAL ALCÁZAR TOUR MONUMENTAL Stop at Universidad As is the case with practically all of the city’s buildings, the Real Alcázar attests to the historical wealth to be found in the streets of Seville. Though originally built in the High Middle Ages, subsequent modifications greatly enriched its architectural identity, containing as it does Mudejar, Islamic, …

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Palacio de San Telmo

PALACIO DE SAN TELMO TOUR MONUMENTAL Stop at Universidad Work on this striking and impressive building began in the 17th century. It was originally under the charge of the Sea Merchants’ Association and used to educate young orphan children to become sailors. An enormous Baroque building, the northern façade is decorated with the famous “Gallery …

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Fábrica de tabaco

FÁBRICA DE TABACO TOUR MONUMENTAL Stop at Universidad Opened in 1758, this tobacco factory building was located outside the then city walls. In 1883, the eastern part of the building was used as a barracks for the Horse Artillery Regiment. The factory was moved in the middle of the 20th century, with the building coming …

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Catedral y Giralda

CATEDRAL Y GIRALDA TOUR MONUMENTAL Stop at Universidad Standing in the very heart of Seville, this impressive Gothic cathedral is simply breathtaking. Originally intended as a mosque, work on the building began in the 12th century under the Almohad dynasty. The main temple building was finished in 1528, having been restored as a Catholic church. …

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Archivo de Indias

ARCHIVO DE INDIAS TOUR MONUMENTAL Stop at Universidad Commissioned by Charles III in 1785, it houses all the administrative documents related to the Spanish empire’s overseas territories. It was declared a World Heritage Site in 1987. An extensive collection of archives, maps, records and all types of historical documents dealing with the Spanish colonies are …

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