Patio de Doncellas UNESCO sites

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Seville: Cathedral, Giralda & Alcazar Entry With Guided Tour

1. Seville: Cathedral, Giralda & Alcazar Entry With Guided Tour

Explore the rich history of Seville by visiting two of its most important sites: the Cathedral of Seville and Alcazar. Take advantage of skip-the-line access as you learn about both locations from your expert guide. First, see the beautiful Cathedral of Seville and its unique architecture. Enjoy skip-the-line access, then learn all about the rich and cross-cultural history of this holy site from your guide. Climb the Giralda, the Cathedral's bell tower. Then visit the Alcazar, and gain an understanding of the diversity of cultures and legacies that exist in Seville. After skipping the line entrance, your guide will take you on a pleasant walk through the orange trees and myrtles, and help understand the depth of Seville's history and culture.

Seville: Cathedral, Giralda and Alcázar 4-Hour Guided Tour

2. Seville: Cathedral, Giralda and Alcázar 4-Hour Guided Tour

Hear the story of Seville Cathedral and the magnificent Alcázar from an expert guide on a 4-hour tour, including time to visit the Giralda tower. Journey through the Arabic, Christian, and Roman history of the city along the way. Enter the imposing walls of the oldest palace in Europe at the Alcázar, still used by the Spanish monarchy but originally built by the Muslim Moors. Marvel at the scale of Seville Cathedral, built on the site of a great mosque. Admire the Giralda bell tower, built as a minaret during the reign of the Almohad dynasty. Stroll the narrow streets of the old Jewish quarter and more. 

Seville: Alcázar Tour

3. Seville: Alcázar Tour

Visit the Alcazar Royal Palace, which is a must-see for those who visit Andalusia. Explore the beautiful gardens, the Patio del Crucero, Baños de Doña María de Padilla and the underground cisterns that collect rainwater. See the Patio de las Doncellas, with its ponds that reflect the intricate mudéjar plasterwork for which the palace stands out. Learn about the origin and evolution of the fortress. Discover how it was build by Abd Al-Rahman III and how it has served as a home for monarchs for centuries.

Seville: Alcazar & Cathedral Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

4. Seville: Alcazar & Cathedral Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

Discover the two jewels of Seville with an official guide. On this combination tour, visit the Alcazar in the morning and Seville Cathedral in the afternoon. Don't miss the opportunity to get to know these monuments, declared UNESCO World Heritage sites, with a knowledgeable guide. After you have checked in at the local partner's office, you will be taken to the Cathedral. Jump the queues and discover one of the largest Gothic cathedrals in the world. The guided tour will last around 45 minutes, and you will have time to climb up the Giralda (the cathedral's bell tower) to experience beautiful views of the city. The tour guide will set a point to meet at, and your tour will continue with a visit to the most complex royal residence in use in Europe. You will have a 1-hour guided tour through the royal palaces. After this, enjoy some free time to explore the gardens on your own.

Seville: Guided Sightseeing Day Tour

5. Seville: Guided Sightseeing Day Tour

Enjoy a day and visit Seville’s Real Alcázar, the emblematic Santa Cruz neighborhood and Seville’s Cathedral. See other important highlights of the city such as Spanish Square, Torre del Oro, and many more. The Alcázar of Seville is one of the oldest palaces in use worldwide. This palace has gone through different stages in time, from the late eleventh century to today. Its walls have seen the influence of different cultures that have passed through Seville. Discover this faithful witness to the history of Seville, marked by the diversity of cultures and legacies that have lived in the city. Walking through its extended sidewalks orange and myrtle transports you to another time and another era. Next, discover the neighborhood of Santa Cruz. Easily the most crowded and most popular, walk its typical narrow streets, stately homes, sparkling fountain, and all the charm and legends that surround it. The historic Seville Cathedral is the Christian Gothic cathedral with the largest area in the world. The UNESCO declared in 1987 by the Real Alcázar and Archivo de Indias, Heritage humanity. According to tradition, the construction began in 1401, although there is no documentary evidence to the start of work until 1433. The building was carried out on the site after the demolition of the old Aljama Mosque of Seville, of which the minaret (the Giralda) are retained and the Patio de los Naranjos. Truly get to know Seville by exploring the city even deeper. In Spanish square, discover a famous icon of the city and take in the place the locals and tourists alike mingle. Next, stop and admire the Torre del Oro, a 36-meter tower located on the left bank of the Guadalquivir River. After admiring the river, discover the Bullring, often called the Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Seville, home of the bullfights. Then, find yourself in one of the busiest squares in the city, Salvador Square. Look closely at the second-largest temple in Seville, the church of El Salvador. Peruse old shops on Sierpes Street, and ponder over the Metropol Parasol, before finally reaching the Real Alcazar de Sevilla. As one of the oldest palaces still in use worldwide, it has gone through many stages in time.

Seville: Alcazar Private Tour

6. Seville: Alcazar Private Tour

Discover our official private tour of the Alcázar of Seville with our official guides and explore every corner of this wonderful monument. The Royal Alcazar of Seville is the largest inhabited palace in Europe today. It was formerly used as a Moorish fortress and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. When the royal family visits the city, they reside in the upper floors of the Palace while tourists visit the monument. With this official visit, you can enjoy views of Mudejar, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and Islamic architecture.

Seville Full-Day Sightseeing Tour from Granada

7. Seville Full-Day Sightseeing Tour from Granada

Make the most of your visit to Seville with a guided tour of the capital of Andalusia, and explore the most important monuments and areas of the city. Depart Granada for the transfer south to Seville. Upon arrival, your guide will reveal the city’s special charm and the beauty of its Hispanic-Muslim architecture. Walk alongside the Guadalquivir River at it snakes through some of the city’s most picturesque neighborhoods. Visit emblematic monuments that encompass the artistic heritage of Andalusia, such as the Gothic-Mudejar beauty of the Reales Alcázares. Be amazed by the vast dimensions of the Cathedral of Saint Mary. Stroll the streets and courtyards of the Barrio de Santa Cruz, the old Jewish quarter of Seville where the 2nd largest Jewish community in Spain was established. If you feel up to it, finish the day with a climb of almost 98 meters at the Giralda; the undisputed symbol of the city, and a nice way to end an unforgettable tour before your return transfer to Granada.

Costa del Sol: The Alcázar & Seville Cathedral Private Tour

8. Costa del Sol: The Alcázar & Seville Cathedral Private Tour

Enjoy a private Seville tour for 12 hours with a private tour guide for 4 hours. A private luxury vehicle with chauffeur will pick you up and drop you off at your place of choice in Málaga, Marbella or Estepona. Seville is the capital of Andalusia. Its old town contains, among other remarkable monuments, three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Alcázar, the Cathedral and the General Archive of the Indies. After discovering the most important places of the city, get a walk to see its streets and try its famous gastronomy before your driver takes you back to your point of departure. Seville’s rich history starts as the Roman city of Hispalis. Later it became Muslim and became the centre of the Taifa of Seville after the collapse of Córdoba, until being incorporated into the Crown of Castile in 1248. As the gateway of the Spanish Empire's trans-Atlantic trade, it became one of largest cities in the world. The 17th century in Seville represented the most brilliant flowering of the city's culture. The 20th century in Seville saw the Spanish Civil War, the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929 and the Universal Exposition Expo '92. Get to know the landmarks of Seville that were witnesses to its history: - The Cathedral: The largest Gothic church in the world. Christopher Columbus was buried in it. Its bell tower, the Giralda, was the minaret for the Great Mosque of Seville. A Renaissance-style belfry was later added by the Catholics. The tower is 104.1 m in height and remains the most important symbol of the city. - The Alcázar: A royal palace built for the Christian king Peter of Castile on the site of an Muslim residential fortress. A preeminent example of Mudéjar style, combining Romanesque, Gothic, and Renaissance structural elements. The upper stories of the Alcázar are still occupied by the royal family when they visit Seville. The TV show “Game of Thrones” has shot many scenes at this location. - The General Archive of the Indies: The repository of extremely valuable documents illustrating the history of the Spanish Empire in the Americas and Asia. The building is an example of Spanish Renaissance architecture. - The Plaza de España: A square built for the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929 and an example of Regionalism Architecture, with elements of the Baroque Revival, Renaissance Revival and Neo-Mudéjar styles.. - The Royal Tobacco Factory: 18th-century stone building , now the seat of the rectorate of the University of Seville. - The Palace of San Telmo: Seat of the presidency of the Andalusian Government. Construction of the building began in 1682 outside the walls of the city, on property belonging to the Spanish Inquisition. - The Tower of Gold: Almohad river watchtower. It served as a prison during the Middle Ages. Its name comes from the golden shine it projected on the river, due to its building materials. The third and uppermost level was added after the previous third level was damaged by the 1755 Lisbon earthquake.

From Granada: Seville Private City Tour with Alcazar

9. From Granada: Seville Private City Tour with Alcazar

Experience the highlights of Seville and see some of the cities less-known spaces on this private tour that leaves from Granada. Get time-saving skip-the-line access to the Alcazar and Cathedral. Enjoy having a local guide show you around for 2.5 hours. Greet your driver at your hotel and take it easy as you drive to Seville. Go to the Moorish site of Real Alcazar, the most ancient royal palace still in use in Europe. Let your local guide provide context for the marvels inside the palace. Pass through Santa Cruz and the small shops in the old Jewish Quarter. Walk through the narrow and serpentine streets that have surprises around every corner. Admire the inside of the massive Cathedral where the tomb of Christopher Columbus is housed. See the minaret of the central mosque at Giralda Tower. Climb the tower to see the view. Have some free time to explore Seville and purchase lunch at a local restaurant.

From Cadiz: Private Seville Day Trip, Cathedral & Alcazar

10. From Cadiz: Private Seville Day Trip, Cathedral & Alcazar

Be picked up from the comfort of your accommodation in Cadiz, and relax as you travel to Seville. Marvel at the Moorish site of Real Alcazar, the most ancient royal palace still in use in Europe that was founded one thousand years ago.  View the Cathedral Santa Cruz before walking through the charming narrow streets of the old Jewish Quarter. Head to Seville Cathedral, which is one of the largest and richest cathedrals. Find the tomb of Christopher Columbus inside. Admire the Giralda Tower, an old minaret and symbol of Seville. Climb the tower, if you would like. Take some free time to explore Seville even further with some free time.

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What people are saying about Patio de Doncellas

The Royal Alcazár is a wonderful place. The gardens are beautiful, you'll enjoy a nice walk there. With my ticket booked on Get Your Guide everything went smoothly and I had all the informations i needed thanks to the app before going to the visit.

Tour guide was nothing short of amazing! Knowledgeable and lovely. Thank you ao much!

Great place and wonderful architecture and gardens a must whilst in The city!

Not to be missed if you are in Seville. Just stunning.

Prachtig Koninklijk Alcazar bekeken, zonder wachtrij.