The Pabellón de la Navegación (or Navigation Pavilion) was inaugurated in early 2012 after several years of a total state of neglect. The original premises were built for the 1992 Universal Exposition that was held in Seville. Alas, the large majority of constructions and structures relating to the Exposition were simple left unattended…
The Pabellón de la Navegación (or Navigation Pavilion in English) was reopened in January 2012. It used to be one of the main attractions of Seville’s 1992 Universal Exposition. Unfortunately, the premises – including this building, were left unused once the fair ended.
Among Seville museums, CAAC (Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo) stands out for being the city’s museum of modern art. Located in a 15th century monastery that was then transformed into a porcelain factory in the 19th century, the CAAC has a wonderful setting where old classic architecture blends with modern masterpieces. The CAAC offers both modern Spanish and international art from a permanent collection as well as temporary exhibitions.
The Contemporary Art Centre has a permanent collection focused in particular on the history […]
This Seville museum about flamenco was created thanks to the initiative of the famous dancer Cristina Hoyos and it opened its doors in 2006. Its aim is to inform you about everything related to flamenco, its origins, influences and styles and about how it is practiced today. Therefore, the premises are different rooms with many interactive displays that tell you about the history, culture, and styles of flamenco, along with exhibits highlighting the fashion.
Seville Museums should be included in your itinerary. The Museo de Artes y Costumbres was inaugurated in 1973. Unfortunately, the building was in such bad conditions that it was closed for restoration in 1979. After 5 years of works, the premises were opened again in 1984.
Among the Seville museums, the Museo Arqueológico is a very special one. Not only it contains invaluable pieces of art (some of them more than 2,000 years old!) but it is also one of a kind on its own. The building was the Renaissance Pavillion during the Ibero-American Exposition that took place in 1929, and its neomudejar style can only be seen in Seville.
The Museo de Bellas Artes is one of the most important art museums in Spain, probably the second one after El Museo del Prado in Madrid. It exhibits the most famous paintings of the Seville School (15th to 17th centuries) featuring an impressive collection of works by Murillo, Valdés Leal, Zurbarán and El Greco among others.
The Archivo de Indias or Archive of the Indies is an institution responsible for the custody and conservation of all the documents related to the Spanish colonies. It covers more than three centuries of history of a vast territory including the American continent as well as the Philippines.
Located in Sevilla, Palace of the Countess of Lebrija, also known as Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija, gathers one of the most complete and astonishing collections of Roman mosaics of the region. And almost without a doubt, of Spain.
This absolutely wonderful Sevillian palace is, along with the Casa de Pilatos, one of the few mansions that can be visited in Seville. The structure is organized around a main courtyard, with a couple of small patios behind and an upper floor […]