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Seville Cathedral

  • Seville cathedral © Turespaña

    Seville cathedral © Turespaña

  • Cicloturismo junto a la Catedral de Sevilla © Turismo de Sevilla

    Cicloturismo junto a la Catedral de Sevilla © Turismo de Sevilla





Siglo XII


Avenida de la Constitución, s/n.
41004 Seville
Seville, Andalusia


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Together with the Alcázar fortress and the Indias Archive, they have the UNESCO World Heritage designation.

The cathedral stands on the site of the Great Mosque of the 12th century. Today, the only part which remains of this structure is the minaret, also known as the Giralda due to the weather vane added to the top in the 16th century. The Abluciones courtyard and today’s Puerta del Perdón door are also parts of the old mosque. It was converted into a Christian church when the city was conquered by Ferdinand III of Castile in 1248. Several stages of building can be seen, with examples of the Mudejar, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and Neo-classical styles. Access to the cathedral is through the Plaza Virgen de los Reyes square. It has five naves (the main nave has a height of 36 m.) and a rectangular ground plan, measuring 116 m. long and 76 m. wide. The transept rises to a maximum height of 40 m. The main altarpiece was built over a series of different periods, and includes pieces by the brothers Jorge Fernandez Aleman and Alejo Fernandez, Roque Balduque, Pedro Millan, Juan Bautista Vazquez el Viejo and Pedro de Heredia. The Renaissance-style chapter room dates from the second half of the 16th century. The main sacristy is Plateresque. The remains of Christopher Columbus lie in the cathedral.

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11:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Does not close at midday

4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Tuesday to Saturday

Does not close at midday

11:00 AM to 5:00 PM


2:30 PM to 6:00 PM



General: €9

Reduced: €4

Children: Free admission

Disabled persons: Free admission

Free entrance:

Monday from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

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Gardens of the Real Alcázar palace in Seville © Turespaña

Jun 27, 2019 to Sep 21, 2019

Concert / recital

Real Alcázar palace in Seville - Seville
Programme of Concerts: Nights in the Gardens of Seville’s Real Alcázar (old citadel)

Still photo from the film 'Los chicos del puerto' by Alberto Morais premièred at the European Film Festival in Seville.

Nov 8, 2019 to Nov 16, 2019


European Film Festival in Seville

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Dec 8, 2019

Festivity of Tourist Interest

Festivity of the Inmaculada Concepción

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Apr 5, 2020 to Apr 12, 2020

Festivity of International Tourist Interest

Easter Week in Sevilla

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