The Best Cultural Things to Do and See in Seville

Spain, Sevilla Guide (B): The Best Cultural Things to Do and See in Seville

Seville is a city with soul and culture. There is something magical about Seville, Spain. Maybe it’s the orange trees? Maybe it’s the ancient architecture? Maybe it’s the soul that comes from the locals? Whatever it is, this city has no shortage of cultural sites, landmarks and things to do. When in Seville, be sure to explore Seville’s soul before and after sunset. ​

What looks like a giant Ruffles potato chip is actually an architectural walkway. Known as The Mushrooms, this wooden structure was meant to replicate fungi. During its construction in 2005, Roman ruins were discovered underground, which are displayed in The Mushroom’s ground level museum. Walking through the wooden fungi features exquisite views of the city, making it a perfect spot to watch the sunset.

This Roman Catholic Church is one of the highlights in Seville. Completed in the 16th Century, the Seville Cathedral became the largest church in the world supplanting the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul. The Giralda Tower is 343 meters in height, and was covered into a bell tower after the Reconquista. The "El Giraldillo" statue on top was installed in 1568 to represent the triumph of the Christian faith. The cathedral contains the remains of Christopher Columbus's remains, which has once been transported to various places around the globe. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The Best Cultural Things to Do and See in Seville
Guide Location: Spain » Sevilla
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Las Setas   Seville Cathedral   Real Alcazar   Patio de las Doncellas   Parque de Maria Luisa   Plaza de España   Bar Citroen cafe   Flamenco Dance Museum   AIRE Ancient Baths   Mercado El Jueves   Patio de los Naranjos  
Author: Elizabeth Kovar
Read it on author's website: http://www.lemontreetravel.com/blog/seville

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