Sevilla's main attractions are of course the Cathedral, the Alcazar and the General Archives of the Indies
, but there is more to see
in this vibrant city.
The Plaza de Espana
is a half circular extravaganza, built in 1928 for the Ibero-American World's Fair.
The complex sports high towers, rivers, a central plaza with a huge fountain. Od particular interest are the colorful tiled alcoves
of the provinces.
The Torre del Oro
is a 13th century watchtower sitting at the westbank of the Guadalquivir River. Once
part of the city walls, it had an twin tower on the other side so that a large chain could be strung over the river to stop
Currently the tower is a Naval Museum.
The Royal Tobacco Factory
is an 18th century building for the production
, and later cigars and cigarettes. In the 1950's the huge building became the HQ of the University of Sevilla.
in Sevilla can easily reach 40 C , but luckily the town provides ample watering holes where you can enjoy a drink and relax in
We visited a hot Sevilla in May 2019.
the modest housing for the Archbishop
the old watchtower Torre del Oro
she seems to know where to go
a statue from 1991 to commemorate Mozart's 200th deathday
he gives a powerful performance of the Flamenco
the colorful tiles of the alcove for the province of Barcelona
very hot indeed
people wait in line to enter the Alcazar. It is hot in the sun
one of Sevilla's many squares
the facade of the Royal Tobacco Factory, now part of the University of Sevilla
a view over the central square of Plaza de Espana
the statue for El Cid
the Puente de San Telmo bridge over the Guadalquiver
time for an icecream
the Fuente de las Cuatro Estaciones on the Plaza Don Juan de Austria