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Visiting Seville

Night owls will get a real hoot out of this historic Moorish city where the dance clubs often don’t even get started until around midnight and don’t close until dawn. But be sure to save some of your waking hours for the daylight, when you can admire the city’s massive Seville Cathedral from the top of the iconic Giralda tower, before touring historic Moorish estates like the Casa de Pilatos or the impressive Alcazar.

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Night owls will get a real hoot out of this historic Moorish city where the dance clubs often don’t even get started until around midnight and don’t close until dawn. But be sure to save some of your waking hours for the daylight, when you can admire the city’s massive Seville Cathedral from the top of the iconic Giralda tower, before touring historic Moorish estates like the Casa de Pilatos or the impressive Alcazar.

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Stories and Tips Seville

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Tapas Along the Medieval Street c/Mateos Gago

Written by mediterranean_girl on 27 Jul, 2009

The fantastic thing about Spain (especially in Andalusia) is the tapas - tasty, ready-to-eat, two-bite portions of delicious food served at bars up and down the country. We’d been told that Seville is the capital of tapas so we decided to shun restaurants and toured…Read More


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Getting Around

Written by LenR on 17 Jan, 2009

During your Seville visit, you will find that travelling from your hotel to the numerous activities and attractions in the city will be fairly easy. Seville's city layout is quite easy to understand. The town centre lies within the boundaries of the old Arab…Read More


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Gardens

Written by LenR on 17 Jan, 2009

Seville can really boast about its wide variety of parks, both private and public. The city has some of the most beautiful city parks in Europe, including the Park of Maria Luisa, as well as numerous plazas and open spaces where you can happily people…Read More


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Alameda de Hercules

Written by LenR on 17 Jan, 2009

In the 16th century, a former branch of the Guadalquivir River was dried, and on its grounds the tree-lined Alameda Promenade was built. This vast open space near the center of Seville, is surrounded by Alamo trees, that give the place part of its name…Read More


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Macarena - City Walls and Parliament

Written by LenR on 17 Jan, 2009

La Macarena is a popular neighborhood of Seville. The neighborhood is best known as being home to the Virgen de la Macarena whose wooden statue dates from the 16th century and can be found in the Basilica. We stayed in this area at the Hotel…Read More


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Churches

Written by LenR on 17 Jan, 2009

One of the great sightseeing highlights in Seville is the lovely cathedral (see my Seville Sightseeing journal) but there are many other churches and religious buildings just crying out for a piece of your time. Seville's parish churches display a fascinating variety of architectural styles.…Read More


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Interesting Buildings

Written by LenR on 04 Jan, 2009

The cathedral and the Alcazar are clearly Seville’s most spectacular buildings but the city is graced with many other notable architectural masterpieces. Some are old, some are distinctive and all are worth a short piece of your time.Archives of the Indies.This is now housed in…Read More


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Barrio de Santa Cruz

Written by LenR on 04 Jan, 2009

For something completely different, I strongly recommend an exploration of this lovely neighbourhood. This was originally Seville’s old Jewish Quarter and was much favoured by the city’s nobles in the 17th century. Even today some of the white and ochre houses still rank amongst Seville’s…Read More


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Seville Eating

Written by LenR on 15 Dec, 2008

In Spain, eating tapas is like coffee and croissant in Paris - it's a key part of life and integral to local culture, both gastronomically and socially. To go on a 'tapas crawl' - is how most Sevillanos spend their evenings out. You can eat…Read More


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What NOT to do in Sevilla

Written by jaebirdypie on 14 Jul, 2003

This, my fellow travelers, is an attempt to pass along some very useful tips which can't be found in any travel book. Enjoy, take heed, and be wise! Do NOT say or expect to see the word "baño" when seeking the restroom...it is the equivalent…Read More


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