Do you want to know what are the best monuments in Seville? This city is full of history and it is impossible to see all the monuments in one day. In ForSevillaLovers we have created a list with the 9 best monuments in Seville so you don't miss any of them. Let's see them!
Best monuments in Seville
Cathedral and Giralda
The Cathedral of Santa Maria della Sede in Seville is the largest Christian Gothic building in the world. The Giralda, a former minaret, is its bell tower and symbol of Seville.
Opening hours: Monday from 11:00 to 15:30 - Tuesday to Saturday from 11:00 to 17:00 - Sunday from 14:30 to 18:00. Price: 9 ¤.
The Plaza de España is an architectural complex inaugurated on the occasion of the Ibero-American Exhibition of 1929. It is a large Mudejar-style square located in the beautiful Maria Luisa Park in Seville.
Opening times: Winter from Monday to Sunday from 8:00 to 22:00 - Summer from Monday to Sunday from 8:00 to 24:00. Price: Free
The Real Alcázar of Seville is a fortified palace. It contains buildings from different periods and a fabulous garden. The original palace was built in the early Middle Ages.
Schedule: Winter from Monday to Sunday from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm - Summer from Monday to Sunday from 9:30 am to 7:00 pm. Price: 11,50 €.
The Archive of the Indies
The General Archive of the Indies was erected in 1572 by order of Philip II, but it is from 1785 with Charles III that took over the function of centralizing in a single space all documents relating to the colonies, which are still available today.
Schedule: Monday to Saturday from 9:30 to 17:00 - Sunday from 10:00 to 14:00. Price: Free
The Golden Tower
The Golden Tower of Seville is a watchtower of 36 meters high located on the eastern shore of the Guadalquivir quay. It was built between 1220 and 1760.
Schedule: Monday to Friday from 9:30 to 18:45 - Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 to 18:45. Price: 3 €.
The Triana Bridge
The Isabel II Bridge of Seville, popularly known as Triana Bridge is one of the monuments of Seville to see. It connects the city center with the district of Triana crossing the waters of the Guadalquivir.
Hours: Unlimited. Price: Free
The Metropol Parasol
The Metropol Parasol, commonly known as Setas de Sevilla, is a 2011 structure in wood and concrete located in the Plaza de la Encarnación and designed by Jurgen Mayer.
Schedule: Sunday to Thursday from 10:00 to 23:00 - Friday and Saturday from 10:00 to 23:30. Price: 3 € (credit cards are not accepted)
The Pilatos House
The Casa de Pilatos is a palace that combines the Italian Renaissance style with the Spanish Mudejar style. It is considered the prototype of the Andalusian palace house.
Opening hours: Winter from Monday to Sunday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm - Summer from Monday to Sunday from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm. Price: 10 € full - 8 € ground floor
The Cartuja Monastery
The Monastery of Santa María de las Cuevas , known as Monasterio de la Cartuja, is located on the Sevillian "island" of the same name. This building, which for a long time was used as a pottery factory, is one of the four Carthusian monasteries of Andalusia.
Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 11:00 to 21:00 - Sunday from 10:00 to 15:30. Price: 1,80 ¤.