Alameda de Hercules Seville

Alameda de Hercules Seville

 Alameda de Hercules Alameda de Hércules Address: Alameda de Hércules More info   The Alameda de Hercules was constructed in the 16th century as it was won from the wetlands of the nearby river Guadalquivir and became Europes biggest public park with monuments dedicated to hercules and Julius Cesar at the entrances. Nowadays, modern fountains have been integrated the green park has been converted in a gigantic public square with a very lively atmosphere all day long. If you are visiting the more typical touristic sites in Seville, this square is an urban oasis and a breath of fesh air as it is mostly visited by locals. In the afternoon the tapa circuit comes […]

Metropol Parasol Seville

Metropol Parasol Seville

Metropol Parasol Seville or Seville Mushrooms Metropol Parasol Seville or Sevilla Mushrooms Address: Pl. de la Encarnación, s/n, 41003 More info Seville ,after having hosted the world expo in 1992, was in need of a contemporary building to enter the 21st century and put itself back on the map. It was German architect Jurgen Mayer, winner of the Audi urban future award in 2010, who designed a wooden structure of mushrooms, parasols which construction started in 2005 on La Plaza de la Encarnacion, within a tremendous public controversy. The Metro Parasol encountered several buidling problems raised during its construction and only around 2009, a solution in glueing the wooden panels araised in […]

Contemporary art museum CAAC

Contemporary art museum CAAC

Contemporary art museum CAAC Contemporary art museum CAAC Address:  Avenida Américo Vespucio, 2 More Info The Museum of Contemporary Art of Seville (CAAC) is located just outside the city centre, on the Cartuja Island. In the 16th century it was a monastery, but around 1841 the building converted in a pottery and ceramics factory. Nowadays it houses a very wide collection of contemporary art, including videos and music as well. There is so much to see actually, that if time is no issue, you maybe better go two days.   With less than € 2.00 entrance, it is a bargain Art Exhibition. Some work you will like, some you might not, but neither an issue … […]