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07 October 2009

1734 – Palacio de San Telmo, Seville, Spain

This magnificent palace was built in 1682 to serve as a marine university, training ships, pilots, navigators and high ranking officers. It is named after St. Telmo, the patron saint of navigators. In...

07 October 2009

Macarana Arch, Seville, Spain

Former gateway through the city walls.

07 October 2009

1928 – Hotel Alfonso XIII, Seville, Spain

Conceived to be the most luxurious hotel in Europe when it was commissioned in 1928, the Alfonso XIII still reflects the grace of Andalucia’s Arab heritage. Built to house the heads of state...

07 October 2009

1506 – Seville Cathedral & Giralda, Spain

The Cathedral of Seville is one of the largest cathedrals in the world and contains the burial site of Christopher Columbus. The cathedral was built to demonstrate Seville’s wealth, as it had become...

06 October 2009

1992 – Europa Pavilion, Universal Exposition of Seville (Expo ’92)

The European Union, and Nations of the European Union – were all located along the Avenue of Europe, which featured twelve massive white-coloured towers, and a central multi-coloured tower featuring the flags of...

06 October 2009

1728 – La Antigua Fábrica de Tabacos, Seville

Architect: Ignacio Sala & Diego Bordick Deverez The main building of University of Seville is known as the “Old Tobacco Factory”, because of the building’s original use. Built in the 18th century, Seville’s...

06 October 2009

1881 – Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, Seville, Spain

This magnificent bullring is considered to be one of the finest in Spain and is one of the oldest in the world. The building, with its impressive Baroque façade, dates from 1762 -1881...

06 October 2009

1940s – Basilica de Macarana, Seville, Spain

This 1940s church, which is home to the most adored religious image in all of Andalucía, the 17th-century Virgen de la Esperanza (Hope) sculpture. Commonly known simply as La Macarena, she is the...

06 October 2009

1929 – Ibero-American Exposition – Royal Pavilion, Seville, Andalusia, Spain

Architect: Aníbal González This was the Royal Family pavilion during the Ibero-American Exhibition of 1929. Designed by Aníbal González, who designed a number of buildings for the exhibition, he treated this building in...