Discovering narrow streets

Seville still preserves a great part of the intricate nest of narrow streets that existed in the Medieval era, the consequence of the more than 500 years during which it was a Muslim city with the Jewish quarter that it housed. But what may seem to be a small obstacle is in fact a fantastic…

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Visiting the Alcazar

This group of palaces today occupies the area that once was made up of ancient Islamic buildings from the 9th to the 12th centuries. It is the oldest residency for royalty in Europe which continues in use, and in whose interior, we can still see some of the remains of the Islamic palace, the Gothic…

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Walking tour of Arenal area

Leaving behind the fortress wall of the city, which still conserves one of the city gates, and moving west, we find ourselves in the Arenal neighbourhood, a name that recalls the physical character of the area between Seville and the Guadalquivir River: an area filled with sand where fishermen, seamen, artisans and shopkeepers were crowded…

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Visiting the Cathedral

The biggest Gothic Cathedral in the world took more than one hundred years to construct and occupied the site of the ancient Mosque after the troops of Fernando III entered the city in 1248. The Cathedral, called Santa María de la Sede, was declared Cultural Heritage for Humanity in 1987. In the interior we can…

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Visiting Santa Cruz neighborhood

Barrio Santa Cruz, formed by a labyrinth of narrow streets, was originally the ancient Medieval Jewish neighbourhood. We invite you to discover this fascinating part of the city with a walk along 4 of its principal sites (Cathedral, Alcázar, Murillo Gardens and Santa Maria la Blanca). You’ll visit the squares, palaces, convents, patios and endless…

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Last tapas outing

The last tapas outing of each month is the perfect moment to say goodbye to those who leave us after finishing their weeks of Spanish courses at Giralda Center. Students and professors get together once again to share time together having drinks and tapas, remembering moments and anecdotes of the last days, exchange emails, make…

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