Top Choice Fortress in Seville


If heaven really does exist, then let's hope it looks a little bit like the inside of Seville's Alcázar. Built primarily in the 1300s during the so-called 'dark ages' in Europe, the fortress' intricate architecture …
Top Choice Gallery in Seville

Hospital de los Venerables Sacerdotes

Inside this 17th-century baroque mansion once used as a hospice for ageing priests, you’ll find one of Seville’s greatest and most admirable art collections. The on-site Centro Velázquez was founded in 2007 by the l…
Historic Building in Seville

Casa de Salinas

If you’ve already seen the Alcázar, pop into this little-known micro-version nearby in Santa Cruz, with no queues. Like Casa de Pilatos, Palacio de Lebrija and Palacio de Las Dueñas, it’s privately owned, with the f…
Palace in Seville

Palacio de Las Dueñas

This 15th-century palace was the favourite home of the world’s most titled noble, the late Duchess de Alba, who owned mansions, castles and estates all over Spain. Marvel at the pretty lemon-tree-filled garden, gorg…
Arts Center in Seville

CaixaForum Sevilla

CaixaForum Sevilla is a new underground (literally) cultural centre which opened in March 2017 on Isla de la Cartuja and is home to two temporary modern/contemporary art exhibitions (one inaugural show featured Cind…
Museum in Seville

Museo Casa de la Ciencia

Housed in the Peruvian Pavilion from the 1929 Ibero-American Expo, complete with carved condors and llamas, this excellent, hands-on museum has several permanent exhibitions and a Planetarium, plus two temporary one…
Aquarium in Seville

Acuario de Sevilla

Appropriately situated by the river, close to María Luisa Park, the modern Aquarium (opened in 2014) tells of the Guadalquivir’s importance in history, including Magellan’s historic round-the-world voyage, which dep…
Cathedral in Seville

Catedral & Giralda

Seville’s immense cathedral, one of the largest Christian churches in the world, is awe-inspiring in its scale and sheer majesty. It stands on the site of the great 12th-century Almohad mosque, with the mosque’s min…
Park in Seville

Parque de María Luisa

The lungs of central Seville are the dreamy Parque de María Luisa, which is a delightful place to escape from the noise of the city, with duck ponds, snoozing sevillanos and paths snaking under the trees.
Monastery in Seville

Conjunto Monumental de la Cartuja

This historic but offbeat art gallery was once a monastery, then a ceramics factory, but today is home to the Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo.Founded in 1399, the Conjunto Monumental de la Cartuja became the fa…