Overview Sevilleis the
largest town in the southern Spain located on the south and founded in the
8th-9th century BC. In other words, Andalusia means Seville. The charm of this
capital of Andalucia on the banks of the Guadalquivir river is
fascinating its visitors with its hundreds of flowered orange trees and magical
nights. It is the city of Carmen, Don Juan and Figaro.
Sevile has much to offer to its visitors with its outstanding history and
architecture, culture & art, museums and lively city life in their
holidays to Spain. It is a hub of
commercial and industrial activities together with fun and fiestas.
Top 10 Attractions & Best
Things to Do & See in Seville
Plaza de Espana - It
is an example of Moorish revival in Spanish architecture that is built in
1928 located in the north eastern edge of the Parque María Luisa.
The Alcazar - It is a
14th century Moorish style palace located in Patio de Banderas, 5 min. taxi
ride from Santa Justa.
Real Maestranza - It
is one of the most attractive 18th century bullfight arena in Spain located
in Paseo de Colón in El Arenal, near the Rio Guadalquivir. The
season begins with the Feria de Abril. There is a corrida every day till the
end of the season on September.
Flamenco Dance - A
fantastic flamenco night on the lands of Andalucia is a must.
Isla Mágica (Magic Island)
- A theme park with roller coasters, rides and theatre shows located in
Puerta de la Barqueta, Isla de la Cartuja.
Sightseeing Bus Tours &
Boat Trip on the Guadalquivir River
Espacio Cultural Puerta
Triana - It is a cultural theme park with museums and exhibits located
in Camino de los Descubrimientos.
Museo de Bellas Artes de
Sevilla (Museum of Fine Arts) - It hosts the second largest collection
in Spain. It exhibits gold and silver works, ceramics, pottery, weapons,
Spanish art and sculptures.
Torre del Oro (Golden
Tower) - 13th century tower located in Paseo de Cristóbal Colon, on the
banks of the Guadalquivir River.
Nearby attractions and excursions
from Seville include; Itálica where it is the remains of the Roman city
of Itálica located in the town of Santiponce, 10 minutes from the city center;
the town of Carmona located 35 km. on the east of Seville that offers
great historical scene. Cordoba,
Malaga and Granadaare the other world
famous cities nearby Seville worth to visit.
and Drinks in Seville Seville offers
great tastes of the Andalusian cuisine to its visitors. Flamenco eggs, sauté
kidneys with sherry, stuffed artichokes and fried fish are the popular dishes of
Seville. There are numerous quality Tapas bars and restaurants lined up along
the Cathedral square. Neighboring area of Triana also offers great
restaurants worth to visit. Enrique Becerra, La Judería, Mesón Don Raimundo,
Becerrita, Santa Cruz, Hostería del Laurel and El Giraldillo in Santa Cruz and
Ox's in Triana are the popular best Andalusian Restaurants in Seville. Al
Medina, Hang Zhou, La Grotta, Taberna del Alabardero and Sakura in El Arenal,
San Marco in Santa Cruz and Helas in Santa Justa Station are the best
international restaurants in Seville. Al Mutamid by the Gran Plaza, Bodegón
Torre del Oro in Calle Santander, La Cococha in Santa Justa Station, La Isla in
El Arenal and Pleamar in Remedios are the best seafood restaurants in
in Seville Seville offers variety of
shopping opportunities. Sierpes and Tetuan are the two parallel
street at the center of Seville where it is the main shopping district together
with Los Remedios on the other side of the river with classy boutiques
and Nervion nearby the Santa Justa station. Plaza de Armas, Nervion Plaza
and Los Acros are the popular shopping malls. Cabeza del Rey Don Pedro Street
and the nearby streets offer variety of antique shops and galleries worth
to visit. Nice ceramics can be found in Triana.
Nightlife in Seville Seville's nightlife is great and
offers many opportunities for the travelers. There are variety of bars, discos,
international beer bars, tapas bars, Irish, British & Scottish pubs, tea houses
and flamenco bars surrounding the city. Most famous music & dance bars
are Los Gallos (flamenco) in Plaza de Santa Cruz, El Arenal (shows) in Calle
Rodo, El Perro Andaluz (live music) in c/Bustos Tavera and El Patio Sevilleno
(regional dances) in Paseo de Cristóbal Colón. Discos and Dance Clubs on
the spot are Sala Boss in Triana, Antique in Expo 92 site (Isla de la Cartuja),
Cathedral Club and Sevilla Mia in Santa Cruz, Birdie in Nervion, Notre Dame in
Avenida Montesierra, Weekend House Club in Torneo and Babilonia in Los Remedios. Getting to Seville Seville Airport (San Pablo Airport) is the international airport
in Seville located 4 km. from the city center (Phone: +34 95 444 9 000). It is
one of the busiest and major airports in Spain. There are fine connections to
the airport from the many towns and major nearby cities such as Madrid and
Cordoba. There are many direct flights to Seville from major European countries.
Seville car hire and car rental is available via many major companies.