Private Half Day Walking Tour of Seville

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A very complete tour of the city of Seville, including its most significant monuments, as well as little-known corners. The tour will take us through emblematic places of Seville such as the Torre del Oro, Plaza del Cabildo, Cathedral, Archivo de Indias, Real Alcázar, and we will also walk through the picturesque streets and squares of the Barrio de Santa Cruz. We will continue the walk through the center of Seville, Plaza del Ayuntamiento, Plaza de San Francisco, Iglesia del Salvador, and Plaza de la Encarnación with the famous Seville mushrooms. Finally we will walk through the famous Sierpes street in Seville to finish in the Plaza de San Francisco

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Tours in Sevilla, Don Carlos

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Pass By: Puerta de Jerez

The Jerez gate is one of the old gates of the city. In it is the Hotel Alfonso XIII, built on the occasion of the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929. We will see the exteriors of the hotel, as well as the other buildings that are in this Plaza, such as the Palacio de San Telmo, the old Tobacco Factory, and the neighboring Torre del Oro.

Pass By: Real Fabrica De Tabacos

We will see the exteriors of the old Royal Tobacco Factory of Seville. The building is considered the largest in Spain after the Escorial, and is today the Rectorate of the University of Seville. The Royal Tobacco Factory in Seville was the scene of the famous opera Carmen by George Bizet.

Pass By: Palacio de San Telmo

We will see the exteriors of the Palacio de San Telmo, which was a school for navigators at the time of the Discovery of America, and later the residence of the Spanish royal family. Its garden is today the Maria Luisa Park, site of the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929.

Pass By: Torre del Oro

We will see the Torre del Oro from the outside, an example of Islamic architecture from the 13th century with great importance in maritime traffic in Seville during its history

Pass By: Arco del Postigo del Aceite

We will see the Postigo Arch from the outside, one of the old gates of the city still preserved. We will also see the exteriors of the Royal Shipyards where the ships that went to America were built, and where the famous Game of -Thrones series was recently filmed.

Pass By: Plaza del Cabildo

We will see the Plaza del Cabildo, one of the most beautiful and special squares in Seville, where the canons of the Cathedral stay, and an old antiques market is still held on Sundays.

Pass By: Catedral de Sevilla

We will see the exteriors of the Cathedral of Seville. The largest Gothic temple in the world, it was declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1987. We will admire its impressive Gothic architecture, fused with the Islamic past of the building, which was the main mosque of Seville. The bell tower of the Cathedral is the symbol of Seville, the famous Giralda tower.

Pass By: Archivo General de Indias

We will see the exteriors of the General Archive of the Indies, Unesco's Parimonio, and where more than 40,000 documents related to America are kept, as well as maps, the document of the Treaty of Tordesillas, and autograph texts of Christopher Columbus.

Pass By: Real Alcazar de Sevilla

We will see the exteriors of the Real Alcázar, a World Heritage Site, and the oldest royal palace in Europe in use. We will see its walls and we will tell stories about the kings who lived in it, and of course about Dorne, one of the 7 Kingdoms of the Game of Thrones series that was filmed in the Alcázar.

Pass By: Barrio Santa Cruz

We will walk through the Barrio de Santa Cruz, the old Jewish Quarter of Seville, and the most picturesque neighborhood of the city, full of charming squares, alleys with patios and flowers, and the scene of numerous operas, among them, the Barber of Seville. Among the most notable squares, we will see Doña Elvira, Los Venerables, Agua y Vida and Plaza de Santa Cruz.

Pass By: Torre Giralda

We will see the Giralda Tower from the outside, a wonderful example of 12th century Islamic architecture and converted into a bell tower when the previous mosque was transformed into the Cathedral. The Giralda is the symbol of Seville and one of the most famous towers in the world.

Pass By: Plaza de San Francisco

We will see the exteriors of the Seville City Hall, built in the 16th century in the time of Emperor Carlos V and a wonderful example of Renaissance architecture in Seville. The City Hall for its beauty and architectural wealth, is a reflection of the prosperity of Seville in the 16th century, when the city was considered the port and gateway to America.

Pass By: Plaza Del Salvador

We will see the exteriors of the Church of El Salvador, which was originally the first mosque in Seville in the 9th century, and transformed into a collegiate church in the 13th century in the time of Fernando III el Santo. The Church of the Savior is surrounded by shops, as it was in Islamic times, when it was in the center of the medina of the old city, and it preserves the old abluction courtyard of the mosque.

Pass By: Setas de Sevilla (Metropol Parasol)

Through the old streets of the Islamic medina, today the commercial area of the city, we will arrive at Plaza de la Encarnación to admire the famous mushrooms of Seville. Today the Mushrooms or Metrosol Parasol, constitute a true symbol of the city and one of its most emblematic buildings. The Setas de Sevilla are the work of the German architect Jürgen Mayer, and due to their originality, they have become one of the city's major tourist attractions.

Pass By: Calle Sierpes

We will walk through Calle Sierpes, undoubtedly one of the best known streets in Seville. It is located in the heart of the city, and is full of beautiful shops, famous cafes, and as a historical building, we will find the old Royal Prison, where Miguel de Cervantes was a prisoner.

Pass By: Plaza de San Francisco

We will finish our tour in the Plaza de San Francisco, where the Town Hall is located, very close to the Cathedral and the heart of Seville
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