ALCAZAR AND CATHEDRAL3 HOURS GUIDED VISIT
The best way to understand the historical evolution of the city is the tour of the Reales Alcázares. This monument it is, in fact, a synthesis of the history of the city. A fortress that hosted episodes and key characters of Spain’s history. During the tour you will discover the different architectural styles used throughout history to build palaces, gardens, courtyards and salons that make up this historic complex the most beautiful palace in southern Spain along with the Alhambra in Granada. We will tell you about its history and the anecdotes of Christian kings and Muslim governors who have resided inside, revealing to you why this fortress represents a synthesis of Seville’s history.
One of the great jewels is the Mudéjar Palace of Peter I, filled with stucco decorations, wonderful ceramics, extraordinary wooden ceilings and lush courtyards with inebriating patterns emanating from their trees. You will know all over the Gothic Palace of Alfonso X the Wise or the Casa de la Contratación, closely related to the discovery of America. In addition, you will be able to find the places where the scenes “Game of Thrones” have been shot or its gardens, which appear to have come out of a fairy tale. A beautiful area of 7 hectares with romantic soul, Renaissance structure, baroque works and Islamic reminiscences.
After knowing the historical site of the political and real power of the city, we will continue by revealing the secrets enclosed in the spectacular Cathedral of Seville. Entering this monument, which will leave you sweet images and indelible memories, you will discover the cathedral with the world’s widest surface and Spain’s third largest pinacoteca. You will enjoy a breathtaking panorama and the most beautiful view of the city thanks to the 34 ramps of the Giralda, the pride of the city, which one day was the minaret of the ancient mosque. The most elegant, tall, strong and ancient brick building in Seville.
In addition, the Cathedral hosts the tomb that contains the remains of Christopher Columbus, hundreds of sculptures and valuable paintings, the largest altarpiece built in Christianity, and also the Madonna to which the sailors relied before leaving for their travels to Discovery of new worlds. During the visit, we will pay great attention to the Most Holy Mass and its treasures, among which we will find works of art of exceptional historical value. Do not miss the opportunity to discover with us the main monuments in Seville.