Encarnacion-Regina Walk, Sevilla

The space occupied by the Plaza de la Encarnación was once a car park, but in recent years has been transformed by the addition of the Metropol Parasol. This huge piece of architecture consists of six large timber parasols that provide shade for the square that sits beneath it. They look like giant mushrooms and divide public opinion, with some considering them to be a beautiful addition to the city’s skyline, while others are not convinced. Visit the four-level structure which hosts a fresh produce market, shops and a restaurant with beautiful city views. Marvelous vistas can also be enjoyed from the walkway and viewing platform on the roof. At the lowest level of the Metropol Parasol is an archeological museum which includes the ruins of Roman houses and Arab buildings. They were discovered when the area was being excavated, and can be viewed from raised platforms and through glass partitions. For more historic buildings, visit the Palacio de las Dueñas, a 15th-century Renaissance-style palace with Gothic and Moorish influences. It is also known as the Palace of the Dukes of Alba. Tours of the magnificent building are by appointment only and within its rooms is a large, decorative art collection containing more than 1,400 artifacts.
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Encarnacion-Regina Walk Map

Guide Name: Encarnacion-Regina Walk
Guide Location: Spain » Sevilla
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 3.0 km
Author: naomi
Museo Square, Museum of Fine Arts

1) Museo Square, Museum of Fine Arts

Museo Square, Museum of Fine Arts

2) Museo Square, Museum of Fine Arts

San Andres Square, San Andres Church

3) San Andres Square, San Andres Church

Duenas Street, Duenas Palace

4) Duenas Street, Duenas Palace

Almirante Apodaca Street, Provincial Historical Archive

5) Almirante Apodaca Street, Provincial Historical Archive

Saint Angela de la Cruz Statue

8) Saint Angela de la Cruz Statue

Encarnacion Square, Metropol Parasol

9) Encarnacion Square, Metropol Parasol

Encarnacion Square, Metropol Parasol

10) Encarnacion Square, Metropol Parasol

Encarnacion Square, Metropol Parasol

11) Encarnacion Square, Metropol Parasol

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