Seville is the city of many fascinating stories and relics dating all the way back to Moorish rule. The Moors built the beautiful Real Alcazar de Sevilla and the Catholics constructed the phenomenal massive cathedral which are major attractions and UNESCO World Heritage sites. Along with these...more
Nicely placed in Plaza de Dona Elvira, the Restaurante Dona Elvira contributes serenity to the plaza and the beautiful old Jewish neighborhood Santa Cruz in the form of delicious eatery and splendid Spanish wines. If you go in Spring I recommend sitting outdoors. The outdoor seating is nicely...more
The Metropol Parasol is an eccentric sculpture like architectural astonishment that sits on Seville's skyline. On the top, visitors can walk around a mild roller coaster track like skywalk and take in fantastic views of Seville and its horizon.
The Los Reales Alcázares is one of the most astonishing royal palaces in Seville. The palace reflects many transitions starting from the construction of the palace as a Moorish fort to subsequent monarchs adding their own additions and making their mark. Now, the palace is a registered UNESCO...more
My favorite plaza in Spain! The attention to detail in regards to the architecture is amazing from the structure of the plaza to the tile wrapped banisters on the bridges. The area is also very lively. The locals offer row boat rentals on the man made canal and romantic blissful horse carriage rides...more
Beautiful Andalusian palace with blended architectural styles from Renaissance Italian and Mudéjar Spanish. Also, the permanent residence of the Dukes of Medinaceli. Definitely a great sight to visit for architecture lovers and budget travelers.
Levies is a great tapas spot for parties greater than 6 people. This was evident when our tapas tour crowd entered through the front door as a herd and dispersed around a long rectangular table that gave us the ability to converse with each other and share our opinions as we tried a diverse array of...more
Bodega Donaire is a delightful dive with one of the best diverse selections of tapas that I encountered during my trip in Seville. The outdoor seating is also something to boast about. Right outside the bar is an outdoor seating nook wedged between 2 streets and covered by a canopy with built in mist...more
Located on the tranquil "pedestrian only"street Calle Huelva, Huelva Ocho is the meet up hub for tapa tour seekers and tourist bar crawlers. The restaurant itself resembles a dive bar, but the company of the fellow tourists and staff plus the flavorful drinks and tapas make it the...more
Seville has many excellent plazas. One of my favorites, Plaza de Dona Elvira, is located in the heart of the old Jewish neighborhood and is known for it's fountain and vibrant flowers, the smooth innovative stone ground designed by the Jewish citizens in order to reduce the discomfort from...more