Seville is one of the most charming cities of Spain and the birthplace of Flamenco. The city is known for bullfights, endless tapas bars and restaurants. You can smell the perfume of orange blossoms on every corner.
The Small List
Hotel Alfonso Xlll – This spectacular hotel was commissioned by the King of Spain to play host to international dignitaries during the 1929 Exhibition. Hotel Alfonso XIII remains an iconic cultural landmark and hotel in Seville for discerning travelers.
El Rinconcillo – Established in 1670, Seville’s oldest bar, the Tavern-Restaurant is a classic stand up tapas experience. Therefore, you need to soak up a bit of traditional Sevillano atmosphere while enjoying your manzanilla sherry, jamón and olives.
Places to See
Plaza de Espana – A majestic architectural complex built for the Ibero-American Exposition, a world fair held in Seville in 1929. The shape represents the embrace of Spain and its ancient colonies.
Real Maestranza de Caballería de Sevilla – One of the cardinal temples in the history of tauromachy. It is, undeniably, the most beautiful examples of bullfighting architecture in the world.
Giralda Tower – The bell tower of one of the largest churches in the world – the Cathedral of Seville. The Giralda is, by far, the most famous landmark in Seville. At 320 feet high you can climb to the top and take in the spectacular views.
Triana – A soulful neighborhood on the west bank of the Guadalquivir River. The streets are charming and packed with ceramic shops, and tapas bars. Crossing the Puente de Triana and wandering through the Triana neighborhood is a must when you’re in Seville.