Seville, the capital of the southern Spanish region of Andalusia, is
most famous for being the ” birthplace of the flamenco “. Among the
most important landmarks are the magnificent Alcázar Palace, built under the Mauryan
Almohad dynasty, and the bullring Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, built in the
18th century. Inside the Seville’s Gothic cathedral houses you will find the
tomb of Christopher Columbus and the Giralda, a minaret converted into a bell
Alcázar Palace – Middle Ages Royal Palace
The history of this complex goes way back to the Mauryan period. The
Spanish royal family still uses this palace, so therefore only part of it,
together with the famous gardens, is open for visitors.
Plaza de Toros de Sevilla – Bullring
This arena being the largest and most important arena for bullfights in
Spain. Every year in April, it hosts the largest bullfighting festival in the world.
The oval arena is located in the port district of El Arenal, offers space for
13,000 spectators. Plaza de Toros has a unique baroque facade dating far back
Plaza de España – national monument
The four bridges symbolize the four ancient Spanish kingdoms and the 48
marble benches with Spanish azulejos (square images made of special
weatherproof tiles) are representing the provinces.