Highlights of our Free Walking Tour Seville Spain

Highlights of our Free Walking Tour Seville Spain
We love free walking tours especially the Casco Historico tour we did in Seville, Spain.

The tour started in Plaza Nueva near the Ayuntamiento (Town Hall) at 10am.  You can’t miss the guides from FreeTourSevilla – the yellow umbrella is up and waiting for you.  Our guide Miguel was passionate about Seville!

After a few minutes wait, we were off and the first place was where we were standing right in the centre of the Plaza there is a statue dedicated to King Fernando III who reconquered the city from the Moors in 1248.  Between 1270 and 1840 the Plaza was occupied by the Convento Casa Grande de San Francisco. The Plaza is a new square (hence Plaza Nueva) only 150 years old, whereas most of the buildings in Seville were constructed during the 16, 17 and 18th centuries.

The Ayuntamiento (Town Hall) took 30 years to build from 1526 to 1556 under the direction of Diego de Riano.  It was built on the remains of the former San Francisco Monastery.  There is a legend around...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Highlights of our Free Walking Tour Seville Spain
Guide Location: Spain » Sevilla
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Cathedral of Seville   The Ayuntamiento   General Archives of the Indies   The Golden Tower   San Telmo Palace   Seville’s Royal Tobacco Factory   Plaza de Espana  
Author: Jane Dempster-smith
Read it on author's website: https://totraveltoo.com/highlights-of-our-free-walking-tour-seville-spain/

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