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Royal Tobacco Factory. University of Seville

  • Detail of the façade of the Tobacco Factory. Seville © Turespaña

    Detail of the façade of the Tobacco Factory. Seville © Turespaña

  

Category

University

Date

Siglo XVIII

Style

Neo-classical
Calle San Fernando, 4
41004 Seville
Seville, Andalusia

In the 18th century, this building was the largest industrial construction in all Europe.

Reminders of the cigarette makers who worked inside the Royal Tobacco Factory remain in the paintings found inside. Outstanding, among others, is that painted by Gonzalo Bilbao, whose best-known works portraying local customs and manners, including some of cigarette makers, are in the Fine Arts Museum in Seville. Around the factory was a moat filled with various shacks, which led to the belief that it must have had a defensive nature. Today it is the headquarters of Seville's University.

Practical information

Timetables

 

Monday to Thursday

A 11:00 AM

Fuera de este horario concertar visita previamente.

Rates

 

Free admission

Visits by prior arrangement at all other times.

Reservations
Website: http://institucional.us.es/vrelinstitu/tipo2

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Gardens of the Real Alcázar palace in Seville © Turespaña

Jun 27, 2019 to Sep 21, 2019

Concert / recital

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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

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Seville
European Film Festival in Seville

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Dec 8, 2019

Festivity of Tourist Interest

Seville
Festivity of the Inmaculada Concepción

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Apr 5, 2020 to Apr 12, 2020

Festivity of International Tourist Interest

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