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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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Some of the works of art in the exhibition Murillo and the Capuchins © Museo de Bellas Artes de Sevilla

Nov 28, 2017 to Apr 1, 2018

Exhibition

Seville Museum of Fine Arts - Seville
Exhibition: Murillo and the Capuchins of Seville. Reconstruction

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Jan 20, 2018

Concert / recital

Teatro de la Maestranza - Seville
Season of the Seville Baroque Orchestra. Seville Baroque Orchestra

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Jan 28, 2018

Concert / recital

Teatro de la Maestranza - Seville
Sevilla. Beethoven by Liszt. Juan Carlos Garvayo, piano

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Feb 25, 2018

Concert / recital

Teatro de la Maestranza - Seville
Sevilla. Beethoven by Liszt. Eduardo Fernández, piano

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