Seville Museums and Galleries Tour, Sevilla

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.
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Seville Museums and Galleries Tour Map

Guide Name: Seville Museums and Galleries Tour
Guide Location: Spain » Sevilla (See other walking tours in Sevilla)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 km
Author: emma
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Archive of the Indies

1) 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 Besides being a unique piece of architecture, the Archive of the Indies serves as a repository that includes historical documents, such as maps and books about the Conquistadors and the discovery of the Americas.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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Naval Museum

2) Naval Museum

Seville's Naval Museum is located in the historic Torre Del Oro (Golden Tower). The building was originally a military watchtower, initially covered with gold. Today, it is used as a museum to display a great collection of documents such as maps, engravings and antiques concerning Spanish maritime history and culture.
Hours: Tuesday – Friday: 10am – 2pm; Saturday and Sunday: 11am –...   view more
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Galería La Caja China

3) Galería La Caja China

La Caja China Gallery is located on General Castaños street in Seville. It is a popular gallery that houses mostly Surrealist collections. It usually exhibits works by young artists and the exhibitions last for 25 days.
Hours: Monday to Friday from 18.00 to 21.00; Saturdays from 11.30 to...   view more
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Museo Taurino de la Real Maestranza de Caballería

4) Museo Taurino de la Real Maestranza de Caballería

Seville's Museo Taurino is located within the bullfighting arena Plaza de Toros de La Maestranza. It is the right place for those interested in the ancient Spanish tradition of bullfighting. The museum displays a good collection of documents, paintings, photos and historical relics about Seville's Plaza de Toros. There is also a museum shop on the...   view more
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Museum of Fine Arts

5) Museum of Fine Arts (must see)

Seville's Bellas Artes Museo is located in the northern part of the city. It is located in a 17th century building and is considered one of the best fine arts museum of Spain. It showcases a large collection of paintings, including works by the famous painters of Seville such as Zurbarán, Francisco de Herrera and Valdés Leal.
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 9:00 am – 8:15 pm; Sunday 9:00 am – 2:00...   view more
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Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo

6) Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo

The Andalusian Center of Contemporary Arts is a huge cultural facility to be found on Cartuja island. It contains open air exhibitions, the Cartuja Monumental Center and the Contemporary Art Museum of Seville. The Center is famous for its artistic activities, seminars, projects and temporary exhibitions.
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm; Sunday 11:00 am – 3:00...   view more
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Santa Maria de las Cuevas

7) Santa Maria de las Cuevas

The Monastery of Santa María de las Cuevas is a religious building on the Isla de La Cartuja in Seville. Legend holds that the area, in Moorish times, was honeycombed with caves made by potters for ovens and to obtain clay, and that after the capture of the city by Christians in the thirteenth century, an image of the virgin was revealed inside one of the caves, where supposedly it had been hidden. It prompted the construction of a chapel of Santa María de las Cuevas to house the venerated...   view more
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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.
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
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
Seville Night Entertainment Tour

Seville Night Entertainment Tour

Like many other Spanish cities, Seville turns to fun and music at night. Sevillanos love to hang out, which is why the city has such a wide rage of clubs, cafes and bars. Check out the excellent selection of nightlife spots in the Macarena neighborhood and the Alameda area on this tour.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 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
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
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

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!

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 km

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