Seville's Top 10
Collected by Ann Shields, AFAR Staff
Calle Ignacio Gómez Millán, s/n, 41010 Sevilla, Spain
The neighborhood of Triana has traditionally considered itself separate from Seville, while many in Seville consider Triana’s spirit an integral part of the city’s own character. The original settlement, just outside the city walls, could have...
The wealthy Countess of Lebrija bought this 16th-century palace in 1901 and renovated it to incorporate her extensive collection of Roman artifacts, amassed over years of travel and participation in archaeological digs. The ground floor and...
Pl. de la Encarnación, s/n, 41003 Sevilla, Spain
Spaniards may be divided in their opinions on the design of this four-level, five-pillared, wavy honeycomb structure, but few miss the grim parking lots it replaced. Now, in addition to much-needed shady plaza space, the Metropol Parasol houses a...
Av. de la Constitución, s/n, 41004 Sevilla, Spain
The immense Gothic Cathedral of Seville was built on the site of an ancient Muslim mosque. It was completed in the early 16th century and was designated a Roman Catholic cathedral. Since 1987, this cathedral has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site...
Calle Manuel Rojas Marcos, 3, 41004 Sevilla, Spain
Cristina Hoyos, probably the most famous flamenco dancer of all time (her image from the 1960s is often used to represent the iconic flamenco dancer, with a slicked-back raven-black chignon and a fiercely passionate demeanor), founded this museum...
Almonte, Huelva, Spain
Doñana National Park is the largest road-free expanse in Western Europe. The lack of development means a wealth of wildlife: You can see herons, flamingos, ibis, wild boar, lynx and eagles in these swaths of dune and wetland. El Rocío, a...
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