THE CITY OF
SEVILLE
Few Spanish cities can presume to have so
many history, monuments of interest and
corners with delight...
MONUMENTS
Spain Square: located in Maria Luisa Park
was built for the 1929 Ibero-American
Exposition. It is one of the mos...
Cathedral and Giralda: the Cathedral of Seville, the fifteenth century, is a
World Heritage Site and is built on the remai...
Golden Tower: This tower along the river seems to take its name from the
golden glow that its tiles reflected in the river...
Alcazar: It was built in the Middle Ages and has been a place of
accommodation of Kings and Queens. It is the oldest royal...
Archive of the Indies: This file, also named World Heritage by UNESCO, was
created by King Carlos III in 1785 to archive a...
The Metropol Parasol: It is known popularly as the Mushrooms of Seville
and is an ultramodern structure that houses inside...
It is world famous for its Semana Santa and Feria de
Abril.
The most important are the Easter processions and
their steps,...
Historically the Guadalquivir has played in the stretch of the estuary
functions freight by sea. The Port of Seville is lo...
Gastronomy of the province of
Seville
The gastronomy of the province of Seville is
the set of dishes and culinary traditio...
Seville Maria 1A
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  1. 1. THE CITY OF SEVILLE Few Spanish cities can presume to have so many history, monuments of interest and corners with delight as Seville, the Andalusian city crossed by the Guadalquivir. The importance of the city
  2. 2. MONUMENTS Spain Square: located in Maria Luisa Park was built for the 1929 Ibero-American Exposition. It is one of the most emblematic places of Seville
  3. 3. Cathedral and Giralda: the Cathedral of Seville, the fifteenth century, is a World Heritage Site and is built on the remains of the old mosque. It is one of the largest Christian churches in Spain and we can find from masterpieces of Murillo and Zurbarán to the tomb of Christopher Columbus.
  4. 4. Golden Tower: This tower along the river seems to take its name from the golden glow that its tiles reflected in the river Guadalquivir. It was built as part of the defensive system of the city and later was used as a chapel and a prison. X
  5. 5. Alcazar: It was built in the Middle Ages and has been a place of accommodation of Kings and Queens. It is the oldest royal palace still in use in Europe, and it was registered in 1987 by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site , along with the Seville Cathedral and the General Archive of the Indies.
  6. 6. Archive of the Indies: This file, also named World Heritage by UNESCO, was created by King Carlos III in 1785 to archive all documentation relating to the Spanish colonies. The archives are rich with autograph material from the first of the Conquistadores to the end of the 19th century. Here are Miguel de Cervantes' request for an official post, the Bull of Demarcation Inter caetera of Pope Alexander VI that divided the world between Spain and Portugal, the journal of Christopher Columbus, maps and plans of the colonial American cities, in addition to the ordinary archives that reveal the month-tomonth workings of the whole vast colonial machinery, which have been mined by every Spanish historian in the last two centuries.
  7. 7. The Metropol Parasol: It is known popularly as the Mushrooms of Seville and is an ultramodern structure that houses inside or Antiquarium archaeological museum, with remnants Romans and Arabs.
  8. 8. It is world famous for its Semana Santa and Feria de Abril. The most important are the Easter processions and their steps, they are true works of art. The April Fair is closely linked to the bullfighting season coinciding with this date you can see major bullfightings in the Real Maestranza.
  9. 9. Historically the Guadalquivir has played in the stretch of the estuary functions freight by sea. The Port of Seville is located 80 kilometers from the mouth of the Guadalquivir and is the only commercial river port of Spain,
  10. 10. Gastronomy of the province of Seville The gastronomy of the province of Seville is the set of dishes and culinary traditions of the province of Seville (Spain). It is characterized by the abundance of culinary resources of their environment, whether in: the groves, vineyards, orange groves, almond trees. But also to livestock grazing in the pastures. As the city of Seville the capital of Andalusia, it benefits from all famous specialties of the Andalusian provinces, as well as culinary preparations: fried pickles, salted, boiled, etc.

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