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Top Attractions in Sevilla

Updated on March 15, 2013

Among the most famous landmarks in Sevilla are Cathedral, Giralda Tower, Plaza de España, the Archive of the Indies and the Alcázar.

Cathedral of Sevilla is the largest Christian church in Spain. It was built in the 15th century. The Cathedral was built in the late Gothic style, it stands out for its appearance and the rich decoration of the interior. Seville Cathedral is also famous for the fact that here, in the right wing of the transept was buried Christopher Columbus. Next to the cathedral is a beautiful orange patio.

As an additional attraction regarded to Seville is Cathedral bell tower Giralda tower height of nearly 100 meters. The tower was built in the 12th century in Mudejar style. At a height of 93 meters organized a viewing platform on which you can climb the stairs. Seville is famous for its unusual area of ​​Spain, built by the Latin American Exhibition of 1929. Area in a semicircular shape decorated with tiles and numerous fountains.

Besides visiting monuments and museums of Sevilla offers tourists walking around the city in a carriage, cruises on the river Guadalquivir, various excursions, including visits to the excavations of the Roman town of Italica.

The Cathedral is the largest church in Spain and the third largest in the Christian world, it is only surpassed St. Peter's Basilica in Rome and St. Paul's Cathedral in London.

Cathedral is also famous for the fact that there are the remains of Christopher Columbus, whose grave is in the right wing of the transept. This fact was confirmed in the 2006 Study Team Laboratory Genetic Research, University of Granada.

Construction of the cathedral began in 1401 on the site where previously was the largest mosque in Spain. It is believed that the original design of the Gothic cathedral belonged to Alonso Martinez, and from 1498 to 1512 years of work on the construction of the temple led the famous master of Alonso Rodriguez. In total, it took four hundred years for that the council has found its modern form.

The Cathedral was built in the late Gothic style by a giant rectangle length of 116 meters and a width of 76 meters. Its interior reflects a variety of styles and there are values, intractable material expression: examples of art Mudejar, lattice Plateresque, Gothic carvings, brass images, icons, jewelry, paintings, etc.


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