Things to do in Cultural Seville – Spain

About Seville

Seville is a flamboyant, cultural and historic city of Southern Spain‘s Andalusia region.  Read this post to know about the best things to do in Cultural Seville.  No trip to Spain is complete without doing a Seville trip because of it’s rich cultural and historical value in Europe. 

Best Things to do in Seville Spain
Houses of Seville

It is believed that this cultural city of Spain is founded by Greek god Hercules about 3000 years back.  This city is famous for flamenco dance and also has a rich Moorish heritage.

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Things to do in Seville
Flamenco dance from Seville

Best Things to do in Cultural Seville |  Seville Sightseeing Attractions Tour

1.)  Alcazar of Seville 

This is a royal palace of Seville, developed by Moorish kings. One of the most beautiful palaces in Spain. It has several hectares of the garden inside and surrounding it.

Things to do in Seville
Alcazar of Seville
Gardens inside Alcazar
Gardens inside Alcazar

Walls of Alcazar are adorned with authentic Spanish styled ceramic tiles. If you want to stay near the historic center of Seville, then click here to book an authentic Spanish style of living

2.) Plaza de Espana

Semi-circular styled Renaissance-Moorish styled grand palace is the main attraction of this city. In front of the palace, there is 500-meter canal is built crossing 4 bridges.  This canal is popularly known as Venice of Spain.  Famous Star war series – Episode II and Lawrence of Arabia has been shot here.

3.)  Seville Cathedral  

It is the largest Gothic cathedral in the world and also a UNESCO World heritage. 

4.)  Giralda 

It is the bell tower of Seville Cathedral built during the Moorish period as a Minaret. It has been since Medieval times. 

Things to do in Seville
Giralda at Seville Cathedral

5.)  Streets of Seville 

Walking in the streets of Seville with full of antique and ancient Spanish styled homes, colorful Andalusian buildings, tapas bars, cafes are worth to explore the culture and architecture of Spain

6.)  Ceramics/Pottery work 

Seville is well known for hand made brightly colored ceramic tiles and pottery work.  These tiles are adorned on walls of palaces, houses, and floors of each and every corner of this city.  Also, utensils are made through this art. The best place to purchase a souvenir. 

7.)  Flamenco Dance 

Seville is also well known for Flamenco Dance and Dancers. It has a historic role in this dance form.  Also, it has Flamenco Dance museum and houses many bars with live Flamenco dance with traditional Spanish music and dinner.

8.)  Spanish Food  

If you are in the cultural city of Spain then try authentic Spanish dishes like Paella and Tapas. 

Things to do in Seville
Paella from Seville

9.)  Living in Spanish styled palatial Villa 

Traditional styled Spanish villa converted into a hotel.  

10.)  Flora and Fauna 

Seville also has many nature parks with many species of bright colored flowers. One of the famous parks is Maria Lusia Park. 

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73 Comments

  1. Ah, Spain! This country isn’t so beautiful and it’s a shame that I haven’t been able to visit it yet. I’ll add Seville to my list for when I get to visit Spain, thanks for shainrg! 😊

  2. Seville looks like a great place to visit. I want to see the beautiful architecture of the cathedral. Will definitely put this on my bookmark as my future references to my next travel visit.

  3. Sevilla is my favourite city in Spain for all the reasons you list. I love the colours of the Giralda and Plaza de Espana too. You can’t beat Spanish food, I love tapas with morcilla!

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