Art and beauty, travel

visiting Seville

Seville is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Andalusia and the province of Seville, Spain. …

municipal population of about 703,000 …

Its Old Town, the third largest in Europe with an area of 4 square kilometres (2 sq mi), contains three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Alcázar palace complex, the Cathedral and the General Archive of the Indies. …

Seville is approximately 2,200 years old. …

Following the 1492 Christopher Columbus expedition to the New World … all goods imported from the New World had to pass through the Casa de Contratacion before being distributed throughout the rest of Spain. …

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Very popular in southern Spain are free (by donation) walking tours. Here’s my excellent guide – Honey Bee.


The modern (2011) Metropol Parasol project impressed me too. It’s the the world’s largest wooden structure.


The Plaza de España is gorgeous. 


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