City Orientation Walk, Sevilla

Seville is a city full of sun and romance. The home of Flamenco and bullfighters, and of Andalusian culture in general, Seville has an authentic Spanish flavor. The next self-guided tour takes you through some of the most popular attractions of the city. Enjoy!
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City Orientation Walk Map

Guide Name: City Orientation Walk
Guide Location: Spain » Sevilla (See other walking tours in Sevilla)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 16
Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 km
Author: emma
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Plaza Nueva

1) Plaza Nueva

Like any other city in Spain, Seville also has a central city square called Plaza Nueva (The New Square). It is the kind of place that represents the specific character of the city, is surrounded by palm trees and historical buildings. Notice the massive building that overlooks the square - the city council, and the equestrian statue of the King San...   view more
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Iglesia de la Magdalena

2) Iglesia de la Magdalena

Iglesia de la Magdalena is a Catholic Church located on Bailen-San Pablo street. It is an architectural monument built in 1709 by the Spanish architect Leonardo de Figueroa and is considered one of the best examples of Sevillian Baroque. Pay attention to the beautifully decorated facade and the famous sculpture "Madonna and Child"...   view more
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San Jose Chapel

3) San Jose Chapel

This chapel is one of the most beautiful masterpieces of Sevillian Baroque. It is located in a narrow street and features a gloriously decorated facade. Pay attention to the front doors ornamented with baroque sculptures by Lucas Valdés. The interiors showcase famous Flemish mural paintings and baroque...   view more
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Parroquia del Divino Salvador

4) Parroquia del Divino Salvador (must see)

Parroquia del Divino Salvador stands on the Salvador Square in the central district of Seville. It is a good example of typical Sevillian Baroque architecture. Also, the church stands on a site that was previously occupied by a mosque and before that, by a Roman...   view more
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Calle Sierpes

5) Calle Sierpes

Calle Sierpes is the most famous street in Seville. It is a car free zone and it is crowded all day long. The area features a variety of shops, bars, clubs and...   view more
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Casa de la Memoria de Al-Andalus

6) Casa de la Memoria de Al-Andalus (must see)

Casa de la Memoria de Al-Andalus is a cultural facility established to promote and preserve authentic Andalusian traditions. It is the best place to go for an authentic Flamenco show presented by recognized artists. The shows are held in a sophisticated...   view more
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Palacio de la Condesa De Lebrija

7) Palacio de la Condesa De Lebrija (must see)

Palacio de la Condesa De Lebrija (Palace of the Countess of Lebrija) is a historic palace in Seville and is recognized as one of the most precious heritage sites of Andalusia. The palace was turned into a museum in order to preserve and display several architectural and historical relics inside. The house has Mudejar style ceilings, authentic Roman mosaic floors and a Moorish...   view more
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Metropol Parasol

8) Metropol Parasol

Metropol Parasol is a wooden structure located at La Encarnación square, in the old quarter of Seville. It was designed by the German architect Jürgen Mayer and completed in April 2011. It has dimensions of 150 by 70 meters (490 by 230 ft) and an approximate height of 26 meters (85 ft) and claims to be the largest wooden self-sustaining structure in the world,.

The structure consists of six parasols in the form of giant mushrooms ("Las setas" in Spanish), whose design is inspired...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Casa de Pilatos

9) Casa de Pilatos (must see)

Casa de Pilatos is one of the finest architectural monuments of Seville. It is a 16th century palace built by the Marquis of Tarifa, who, after traveling in Europe, decided to incorporate High Renaissance elements in his residence. The complex features a Mudejar style courtyard, Roman sculptures and several Gothic components. The palace is said to have a structure similar to Pontius Pilato's home in Jerusalem, hence the name of Pilatos...   view more
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Aire de Sevilla

10) Aire de Sevilla

Aire de Sevilla is a bath establishment in Seville. Housed in a Mudejar style building, the Aire de Sevilla company offers to each visitor a delightful experience in the Arabian-themed baths. The baths consist of a spa area, tea room and a sauna. The interiors feature a mixture of Arabic and Roman style, creating an exclusive and relaxing atmosphere for...   view more
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Church of Santa Cruz

11) Church of Santa Cruz (must see)

Housed in an 18th century building, the Church of Santa Cruz is another beautiful place of worship in Seville. Located between narrow streets, the church displays different facades in different places. So, check out a more recently renovated facade on Mateos Gago street or get a glimpse of an older face of the building on Ximénez de Enciso street. Also, the church contains various artworks inside that are definitely worth a...   view more
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Convento de la Encarnación

12) Convento de la Encarnación

Convent of the Incarnation is another major religious site of Seville. It is to be found on the same square as the Seville cathedral and its Giralda. The Convent of the Incarnation is a 14th century monument whose Mudejar style facade has been preserved. If interested in exploring more thoroughly the architectural details, don't hesitate to enter the Convent and look closely at the nice chapel and tower...   view more
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Archbishop's Palace

13) Archbishop's Palace (must see)

The Archbishop's Palace or El Palacio Arzobispal in Seville is the seat of the Archdiocese of Seville and the residence of the current Archbishop. The building is yet another example of Gothic architecture in the city. The palace contains a wide collection of artworks that can be seen, unfortunately, only on special...   view more
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Cathedral & Giralda

14) Cathedral & Giralda (must see)

Famous as a landmark of Seville, the Cathedral is also the largest religious site in Spain. It is an outstanding architectural monument which was completed in the 16th century. Its architecture is Gothic and it is the final resting place of Christopher Columbus. The Cathedral is guarded by an older monument, La Giralda. The Giralda is an ancient minaret of a demolished mosque, and serves today as the bell-tower of the cathedral. The Giralda embodies two architectural influences in its structure,...   view more
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Archive of the Indies

15) Archive of the Indies (must see)

The Archive of the Indies is a World Heritage Site located close to the Seville Cathedral. Besides being a unique piece of architecture, the Archive of the Indies serves as a repository that includes historical documents, such as maps and books about the Conquistadors and the discovery of the Americas. The building is designed by the famous Juan de Herrera in the Renaissance...   view more
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Royal Alcázar

16) Royal Alcázar (must see)

Seville has, like many other Spanish cities, a royal palace still used as a residence by the Spanish Royal Family. The Alcázar was originally a Moorish structure and is today one of the best examples of the Mudejar style. Visitors should take a look at the various rooms and halls that range from Islamic to the neoclassical style. Also, it is worth visiting the Ambassadors' Room and the historical gardens around...   view more

Walking Tours in Sevilla, Spain

Create Your Own Walk in Sevilla

Create Your Own Walk in Sevilla

Creating your own self-guided walk in Sevilla is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Flamenco Walking Tour in Seville

Flamenco Walking Tour in Seville

They say if it's flamenco, then it's Andalusia, and they say if it's Andalusia, it is all about Seville. Seville is considered by many to be the home of Flamenco, and it lives everywhere, in bars, tablaos, theaters or around the next corner. Flamenco sites are to be found all over this city, but some of the most important Flamenco spots are located within the Santa Cruz neighborhood. Get ready to enjoy some of the most passionate shows offered by Sevillanos on the following walking tour.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 km
Old Seville Walking Tour

Old Seville Walking Tour

Seville is a city with a rich cultural heritage, mainly because of its varied history. Visitors can discover traces of Seville's rich historical background and culture in the old city area of Seville. Full of monumental sights and romantic scenes, central Seville is the subject of this walking tour.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.0 km
Souvenir Shopping Part 2

Souvenir Shopping Part 2

It would be a pity to leave Seville without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Seville, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.4 km
Baroque Walking Tour in Seville

Baroque Walking Tour in Seville

Seville is one of the most glorious cities of Spain. The streets of Seville retain plenty of historical and cultural weight. One of the city's most impressive features is the architecture, especially the Spanish Baroque style. This style has been mostly used in notable religious structures of Seville that are showcased on this walking tour.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 km
Seville Museums and Galleries Tour

Seville Museums and Galleries Tour

A city situated at the intersection between Arabic and European cultures, Seville has a rich cultural heritage. A visit to this city wouldn't be complete without seeing such iconic sites as its museum and art galleries. Discover the artistic and historical Seville in the Museum of Fine Arts, the Archive of the Indies and other institutions, all selected and described in this self-guided tour.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 km
Souvenir Shopping Part 1

Souvenir Shopping Part 1

It would be a pity to leave Seville without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Seville, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 km

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