Must-see attractions in Sevilla Province

  • Moorish architecture of beautiful castle called Real Alcazar in Seville, Andalusia, Spain.

    Real Alcázar

    Catedral & Barrio de Santa Cruz

    A magnificent marriage of Christian and Mudéjar architecture, Seville’s royal palace complex is a breathtaking spectacle. The site, which was originally…

  • Catedral y Giralda de Sevilla

    Catedral & Giralda

    Catedral & Barrio de Santa Cruz

    Seville’s showpiece church is awe-inspiring in its scale and majesty. The world’s largest Gothic cathedral, it was built between 1434 and 1517 over the…

  • The Museum of Fine Arts of Seville or Museo de Bellas Artes de Sevilla. @Oliverouge 3/Shutterstock

    Museo de Bellas Artes

    El Centro & El Arenal

    Housed in a grand Mannerist palace, the former Convento de la Merced, the Museo de Bellas Artes is one of Spain's premier art museums. Its collection of…

  • Mudejar Pavilion, Parque Maria Luisa, Seville

    Parque de María Luisa

    Parque de María Luisa & South of Centre

    A glorious oasis of green, the 34-hectare Parque de María Luisa is the perfect place to escape the noise and heat of the city, with duck ponds, landscaped…

  • View of Regina street. In the background the Metropol Parasol (by architect Jurgen Mayer H). Taken in the summer of 2018 Sevilla, Spain

    Metropol Parasol

    La Macarena & Alameda de Hércules

    The Metropol Parasol, known locally as Las Setas (The Mushrooms), is one of Seville's iconic modern landmarks. Built in 2011 to a design by German…

  • Seville - baroque cupola of church Hospital de los Venerables

    Hospital de los Venerables Sacerdotes

    Catedral & Barrio de Santa Cruz

    This gem of a museum, housed in a former hospice for priests, is one of Seville’s most rewarding. The artistic highlight is the Focus-Abengoa Foundation’s…

  • Spain Square (Plaza de Espana), Seville, Spain, built on 1928, it is one example of the Regionalism Architecture mixing Renaissance and Moorish styles.

    Plaza de España

    Parque de María Luisa & South of Centre

    This bombastic plaza, designed by architect Aníbal González in the Parque de María Luisa, was the most extravagant of the building projects completed for…

  • The Palacio de Benamejí hosts the Museo Histórico Municipal de Écija.

    Museo Histórico Municipal

    Sevilla Province

    Écija's history museum, housed in the 18th-century Palacio de Benamejí, is an authentic gem. It has rooms dedicated to the area's prehistory and…

  • Itálica

    Sevilla Province

    The ruins of ancient Itálica, the first Roman city founded on the Iberian Peninsula, are extensive and, in parts, quite spectacular. Broad paved streets…

  • Necrópolis Romana

    Sevilla Province

    This ancient Roman necropolis is one of the most important of its kind in Andalucía. The site, which is slightly let down by a lack of signage, contains…

  • Colegiata de Santa María de la Asunción

    Sevilla Province

    Lording it over the town, this formidable Renaissance structure – two churches above a crypt – sits on the site of the town's medieval parish church. It…

  • Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo (CAAC) chapel entrance banner

    Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo

    La Cartuja

    Contemporary art goes hand in hand with 15th-century architecture at the Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo. The centre, sensitively housed in the…

  • Altarpiece inside the Church of San Luis de los Franceses of baroque architecture from the 18th century in the historic center of Seville, Andalusia, Spain.

    Iglesia de San Luis de los Franceses

    La Macarena & Alameda de Hércules

    The finest example of baroque architecture in Seville, this imposing (and deconsecrated) 18th-century church is a former Jesuit novitiate dedicated to…

  • The Casa de Pilatos, Seville, Spain.

    Casa de Pilatos

    El Centro & El Arenal

    The haunting Casa de Pilatos, which is still occupied by the ducal Medinaceli family, is one of the city’s most glorious mansions. Originally dating to…

  • SEVILLE, SPAIN - APRIL 1:  Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (L) and the Duchess of Alba watch a flamenco performance at the Flamenco Museum on day three of a three day visit to Spain on April 1, 2011 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage) *** Local Caption *** Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall;Duchess of Alba

    Museo del Baile Flamenco

    El Centro & El Arenal

    The brainchild of sevillana flamenco dancer Cristina Hoyos, this museum illustrates the dance with interactive displays, paintings, displays of period…

  • Interiors and details of Palacio de las duenas, in Seville, Spain.

    Palacio de Las Dueñas

    La Macarena & Alameda de Hércules

    This gorgeous 15th-century palace was the favourite home of the late Duchess de Alba, one of Spain’s most prominent aristocrats. Renaissance in design, it…

  • Iglesia Colegial del Divino Salvador

    El Centro & El Arenal

    Overlooking Plaza del Salvador, this baroque church was built between 1674 and 1712 on the site of Muslim Ishbiliya's main mosque. Its Mannerist red-brick…

  • Alcázar de la Puerta de Sevilla

    Sevilla Province

    Carmona's signature fortress is a formidable sight. Set atop the Puerta de Sevilla, the imposing main gate of the old town, it had already been standing…

  • Lonely visitor of the 16th century Archivo General de Indias, example of Spanish Renaissance architecture on November 14, 2018. UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Archivo General de Indias

    Catedral & Barrio de Santa Cruz

    Occupying a former merchant's exchange on the western side of Plaza del Triunfo, the Archivo General de Indias provides fascinating insight into Spain's…

  • Spain, Andalucia Region, Seville Province

    Hospital de la Caridad

    El Centro & El Arenal

    The Hospital de la Caridad, a sturdy building one block east of the river, was established in the late 17th century as a hospice for the poor and elderly…

  • Stairs inside of Palace of the Countess of Lebrija in Seville, Andalusia, Spain

    Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija

    El Centro & El Arenal

    This aristocratic 16th-century mansion, set around a beautiful Renaissance-Mudéjar courtyard, boasts an eclectic look that blends a range of decorative…

  • Seville -  fresco Virgin Mary as Immaculate conception

    Basílica de La Macarena

    La Macarena & Alameda de Hércules

    This 20th-century neo-baroque basilica is home to Seville’s most revered religious treasure, the Virgen de la Esperanza Macarena (Macarena Virgin of Hope)…

  • The Plaza de Toros de la Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla is a 12,000 capacity bullring in Seville, Spain.

    Plaza de Toros de la Real Maestranza

    El Centro & El Arenal

    In the world of bullfighting, Seville’s white and yellow-trimmed bullring is the equivalent of football's Old Trafford or Camp Nou

  • Golden Tower Torre del Oro on the banks of the Guadalquivir River. Sevilla. Andalusia. Spain.

    Torre del Oro

    El Centro & El Arenal

    This distinctive tower, one of Seville’s signature landmarks, has been guarding the Río Guadalquivir since the 13th century. The original dodecagonal…

  • Castillo San Jorge museum exterior of building

    Castillo de San Jorge


    Adjacent to the Puente de Isabel II, the Castillo de San Jorge is steeped in notoriety: it was here that the infamous Spanish Inquisition had its…

  • Caixa Forum exterior with logo

    CaixaForum Sevilla

    La Cartuja

    CaixaForum Sevilla is an underground (literally) cultural centre that opened in March 2017. Situated on the Isla de la Cartuja, it's home to two temporary…

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    Centro de Interpretación Judería de Sevilla

    Catedral & Barrio de Santa Cruz

    Dedicated to Seville's Jewish history, this small, poignant museum occupies an old Sephardic house in Santa Cruz , the one-time Jewish neighbourhood that…

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    Casa de Salinas

    Catedral & Barrio de Santa Cruz

    Built during Seville's 16th-century golden age, this Santa Cruz mansion is like a micro-version of the Alcázar, just without the queues. And like several…

  • Seville, Spain. Breakfast tables in the interior courtyard of the historical Hotel Alfonso XIII, a Luxury Collection Hotel.

    Hotel Alfonso XIII

    Parque de María Luisa & South of Centre

    As much a local landmark as an accommodation option, this striking, only-in-Seville hotel – conceived as the most luxurious in Europe when it was built in…

  • Antigua Fabrica de Tabacos former factory arcaded patio

    Antigua Fábrica de Tabacos

    Parque de María Luisa & South of Centre

    Now home to the University of Seville, this massive former tobacco factory – workplace of Bizet’s fictional heroine, Carmen – was built in the 18th…

  • Archaeological Museum of Seville, Andalusia, Spain

    Museo Arqueológico

    Parque de María Luisa & South of Centre

    Seville's archaeology museum, housed in a grandiose, neo-Renaissance palace at the southern end of the Parque de María Luisa, is a wonderful, oft…

  • Capilla de San Jose entrance doorway with decoration

    Capilla de San José

    El Centro & El Arenal

    For a blast of full-on baroque glitz, pop into this small church hidden away on a side street between Calles Sierpes and Tetuán. Behind its 18th-century…

  • Iglesia de Santa Ana


    Known as the Cathedral of Triana, the 13th-century Iglesia de Santa Ana was the first church built in Seville after the 1248 Reconquista. Architecturally,…

  • Monasterio de San Isidoro del Campo

    Sevilla Province

    In the southern outskirts of Santiponce, this fortified Gothic monastery was founded in 1301 by Guzmán El Bueno (hero of the 1294 battle at Tarifa). Over…

  • Casa Fabiola – Donación Mariano Bellver

    Catedral & Barrio de Santa Cruz

    Donated to the city by the Bilbaoan art collector Mariano Bellver, and displayed in a Sevillan mansion in Santa Cruz barrio (district), this collection of…

  • Palacio de Peñaflor

    Sevilla Province

    The huge, 18th-century 'Palace of the Long Balconies' is Écija’s most iconic image. Its curved facade is a florid example of baroque exuberance with its…

  • Parroquia Mayor de Santa Cruz

    Sevilla Province

    Like several of Écija’s churches, this handsome iglesia was fashioned in the late 18th century after a 1755 earthquake damaged the pre-existing Gothic…

  • Alameda de Hércules

    La Macarena & Alameda de Hércules

    Flanked by bars, cafes and restaurants, this tree-lined plaza is a hugely popular hangout, frequented by families, tourists and students. It's also the…

  • Castillo Árabe

    Sevilla Province

    Looming over the western side of town, Constantina's ruined castle is worth the climb for the views alone. Below, you'll see the distinctive Mudéjar bell…

  • Museo Casa de la Ciencia

    Parque de María Luisa & South of Centre

    Housed in the Peruvian Pavilion from the 1929 Expo, complete with carved condors and llamas, this excellent, hands-on science museum has several permanent…