Top 5 things to do in Seville

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Top 5 things to do in Seville

Seville, one of the biggest and most popular cities of Spain, is famous for a number of things including its orange trees, the exciting bullfights.

The city is filled with passion and is a fine example of Gothic and Moorish architecture with bulls and matadors found all over the place. We have a few suggestions for you in case you’re wondering what to do when in the beautiful city of Seville.

1. Visit the Real Alcazar- Also called The Royal Alcazars of Seville is a giant palace dating back to the tenth century. Recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, this royal palace was originally a home for the Moorish king. Make sure to take a stroll in the beautiful garden built inside the palace with the famous orange trees and red roses, not to forget the fountains and statues that only add to its beauty.

2. The Museo Del Baile Flamenco is a must see- Translated to Museum of Flamenco Dance, the venue hosts famous Flamenco performances throughout the year. Flamenco is an art form, which includes both singing and dancing to express one's emotions vividly, an art form Seville is very renowned for. Find out for yourself if the hype is real.

3. Cathedral de Sevilla- Said to be one of the largest Churches in the world and the largest Gothic church in the world, this monument dates back to the early 1500’s. UNESCO declared it as a World Heritage Site in the 90’s and it is an integral part of the culture in Seville with the nearly hundred meter tall tower sparkling in the skyline.

4. Take a walk at the Barrio de Triana- Situated away from the main tourist spots, this place is a gem in hiding. On the other side of the river, this place with its narrow alleys and cobbled streets has been a house for potters as well as the gypsies. The handicrafts found in this area will take you by surprise with their aesthetic patterns, geometric righteousness and a lot of vibrant colors.

5. Be a spectator at the Bullfighting Museum- Bullfighting, yet another tourist attraction sport which draws out people from all over the world. Experience the enthralling combat yourself at the Real MaestranzaBullRing with the seating capacity of over twelve thousand people. Don’t forget to check out the flashy matador clothing at the museum located inside the arena.

Even when you are done with all the things mentioned above, you might be just scratching the surface of what Seville really holds inside for you. Try visiting the Barrio Santa Cruz, The museum of Fine Arts or maybe the Santa Semana if you can find the time.