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Seville museums cover a wide range of subjects, from paintings to archeological pieces and even our most famous art, flamenco.
Spain is a country full of surprises and Sevilla is not an exception. It is the mecca of bullfights, has astonishing churches and so many amazing palaces that you may even feel overwhelmed.
But that is just an impression.
There is an amazing list of sights in Seville, Spain’s most beautiful city according to most. It has an incredible appeal to both foreigners and Spaniards because of its light, the way Sevillanos enjoy themselves and its gorgeous architecture. Seville is one of the most romantic cities in Europe with a mixture of Roman reminiscences and Moorish traditions. So, without a doubt, you’ll be pretty soon delighted by its charm and passion.
The Corral del Conde is one of the biggest and most important corrales de vecinos (neighbor’s houses) in Seville. It is located in Calle Santiago, 27 – about 5 minutes walking from the Casa de Pilatos.
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.
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.