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  About Sevilla - Seville Travel Guide, Andalusia, Spain
The city of Seville is located on the plain of the Guadalquivir river which crosses the city from North to South.
In the past the port of Seville played an important role in commerce between Spain and the Americas and it remains today one of the most active river ports of the Iberian peninsula.
The 17th century was a period of artistic splendour in Seville.
www.aboutsevilla.com   (578 words)

 Seville Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
One of the first people to fall in love with Seville was the poet-king Al-Mutamid, and the city's ability to dazzle has not abated since.
Culturally, spring festivals present Seville at its prime, but room rates rise like the mercury does in summer.
Bluelist it › If you want your list to be considered for the Seville book, use the keyword 'highlight'.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/europe/spain/andalucia/seville   (294 words)

Seville was considered the metropolis of Baetica; and Glaucius was bishop when the barbarians invaded Spain.
Seville: the first, in the reign of Recared, in 590, assembled in the cathedral to urge the execution of the mandates of the Third Council of
Seville in 1848, under Archbishop Judas José Romo, and established in the Plaza de Maese Rodrigo; it now occupies the palace of San Telmo, which belongs to the dukes of Montpensier.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13744a.htm   (1573 words)

  Seville - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Seville was governed from Cordoba but as a port it retained strategic importance: Emir Abd ar-Rahman II built a fleet and arsenal at Seville in the mid-9th century.
Seville was a stronghold of the liberals during the Spanish Civil War, 1820-1823.
Seville hosted the European Summit in June 2002; this was met with a counter-summit by those opposing neoliberalism and the tightening of European regulations on immigration.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Seville   (1560 words)

 SEVILLE - LoveToKnow Article on SEVILLE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Seville (q.v.) is the capital and chief river-port.
Seville is an archiepiscopal see, a port with many thriving industries, and in size the fourth city in the kingdom, ranking after Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia.
Seville retains its Moorish appearance in the older quarters, although their narrow and tortuous alleys are lighted by electricity, and traversed, wherever they afford room, by electric tramways.
20.1911encyclopedia.org /S/SE/SEVILLE.htm   (2773 words)

 Seville Hotels
Seville was the center of operations during the Spanish expansion in the New World - in fact it created a monopoly and was the only city allowed to trade with the Americas.
Seville owes much of its charm to history, and you can see and feel elements of it throughout the city - with the Roman ruins of Itálica, and where Moorish, early Christian and New World expansion era architecture and monuments abound.
Seville lies on the banks of the Guadalquivir and is one of the largest historical centres in Europe, it has the minaret of La Giralda, the cathedral (one of the largest in Christendom), and the Alcázar Palace.
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 Seville, Spain
Universal Seville has entered the 21st century in great form, adapting her urban framework to the functionality and modernity required by the capital of an autonomous province, but without comprising the historical city that was for centuries the gateway to the New World.
Seville is made up of four major parts: the old part of the city, the site of the 1929 Exposition, Triana and the Isla de la Cartuja (Island of la Cartuja).
Seville's brilliance declined in the 18th century, though she retained memories of having been the most important city in Spain.
worldfacts.us /Spain-Seville.htm   (1774 words)

 Seville Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Seville is the capital and largest city of the region of Andalusia, in the South of Spain.
Seville is undoubtedly a city of breathtaking beauty, vibrant ambience and the most festive and lively of cultures.
Seville is a relatively inexpensive place to live, although as a major city tends to fall about mid-range in terms of European cities cost of living.
www.teflcourse.net /seville_spain.cfm   (757 words)

 Learn Spanish in Sevilla. Seville Spanish School
Seville is also the future, a modern city, open to all progress, especially since 1992, when it hosted the last Expo of the 20th century.
But without a doubt, Seville’s finest asset is its people, as warm and lively as anywhere else in Spain, always ready to help visitors, delighted to share their cheerfulness and local traditions.
Seville is a city with one of the highest concentrations of bars in Spain!
www.donquijote.org /english/sevilla.asp   (501 words)

Seville is the capital city of the Province of the same name.
During the Reconquest, Seville fell to the Castilian navy (1248) and many Muslims fled, leaving the city to be repopulated by Castilians.
Seville became the first site for an Inquisition Tribunal in 1481, and it is where Columbus landed upon his return from the new world.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/vjw/Seville.html   (754 words)

 Consorcio de Turismo de Sevilla
Seville's gastronomy is a reflection of all of its history.
Seville is a city with a wide range of accommodation.
Seville is especially famous for its monumental and artistic heritage, of great beauty and historical importance.
www.turismo.sevilla.org /paginas_en/portada.asp   (107 words)

 Seville Travel Guide hotels in seville   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Seville, the capital of Andalusia, is certainly one of the most beloved places by visitors to Spain, located in the Southeast of Spain.
The city of Seville is located on the plain of the Guadalquivir river, which crosses the city from North to South.
In the past the port of Seville played an important role in commerce between Spain and the Americas and remains today one of the most active river ports of the Iberian peninsula.
www.barcelonabyclick.com /seville   (323 words)

 CLIA - Cruise Line International Association
Seville is the capital of Andalusia, and has become famous simply for its beauty.
Seville remains one of the premier destinations to visit in all of Europe.
The narrow one-way streets and winding alleys are part of the charm of Seville and should not be regarded as an annoyance.
www.cruising.org /planyourcruise/wwdest/overview.cfm?recordID=122   (333 words)

 Seville - a wonderful Spanish city - culture people and nightlife. Seville in Spain
Seville is one of the most beautiful cities that we have visited in the whole of Spain.
Museums in Seville also include the Carriage Museum, housing a unique and very important collection of historical transport and the Archaeological Museum which is housed in a palace and has 27 rooms containing artefacts from Iberic, Phoenician, Carthaginian and Roman villages around seville.
Seville has its own airport and well serviced train and bus stations and is therefore easy to get to.
www.idealspain.com /Pages/Places/Seville.htm   (1351 words)

 SOL SEVILLA - SOL Spain On Line
One of the main attractions of the province of Seville, is the capital itself, in the first place, obviously,for it's monuments and architecture(the Alcázar, the Giralda tower and the Catedral), that reflect centuries of culture and the great number of different people (romans, arabs, jews, gypsies) that left their mark.
Seville has many places that are worth visiting, such as the roman ruins of Itálica in la comarca del Aljarafe and Santiponce (birthplace of the emperors Trajano and Adriano), the dolomites of Valencia and the treasure of Carambolo that was discovered in Camas in the 8 and 3 centuries BC.
The town of Alcala de Guadaira is closer to the centre of Seville and has a castle with 11 towers, eight dolomites and beautiful pine trees of Oromana.
www.sol.com /modulo.asp?IdProvincia=41&IdPagina=1   (555 words)

 Seville Spain Travel Custom Tour Packages
Seville (Sevilla) is located in the Southwest of Spain.
Seville is also known for bullfights and fiery Flamenco dancing and of course the famous “tapas”.
Further out of Seville are the remains of the Roman city of Italica, founded by Scipio, located in the town of Santiponce, just 10 minutes from the Capital.
www.comtours.com /seville.htm   (1256 words)

 eTrav Pathways - Barrio de Santa Cruz, Seville   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Seville is warm layers of delicious cake, with the taste and texture of every fold dripping onto the next.
Each twisting corner of the narrow streets of Seville holds a charming plaza of flowers and orange trees, a hidden patio, or a delicious tapas bar with small "tastes" of food in which to indulge.
In the heart of Seville is a shady labyrinth (designed in medieval times to give shelter from the Andalusian heat) that is the historical part of the city.
www.etrav.com /pathways/html/seville.asp   (644 words)

 Seville travel guide - Wikitravel
Seville (Sevilla) [1] is the capital of Andalucia, the cultural and financial centre of southern Spain.
The Cathedral of Seville was once judged the third largest church in the world after Saint Peter's in Rome and Saint Paul's in London; it is now arguably the largest church in the world when compared using the measurement of volume.
Seville is in the process of building many bike paths; one pleasant route covers most of the East bank of the river.
wikitravel.org /en/Seville   (3445 words)

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Welcome to Seville, the capital of Andalusia, a region famous for its bullfighters, Flamenco dancers and singers.
Seville's beauty inspired Mozart, Rossini and Bizet to compose operas such as "El Barbero de Sevilla" and Carmen.
Seville is approximately 4 hours by car, 3 hours by train, and 1 hour by air.
aruba.covacations.com /destination.aspx?code=Seville   (315 words)

Seville is one of the jewels that best showcases Spain's history and it possess many important towers.
The Giralda is another of the symbols of Seville and it was constructed in 1,198.
Found in the heart of Seville and almost 130 meters tall, it was a minaret of the Great Mosque when Seville was under Muslim control.
www.cyberspain.com /color/sevilla.htm   (623 words)

 Isidore of Seville Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Saint Isidore of Seville (560 - April 4, 636) was an archbishop and one of the great scholars of the early middle ages.
His brother Leander immediately preceded him as archbishop of Seville.
He also presided over the Synod of Seville (619), and the Fourth Council of Toledo (633).
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/i/is/isidore_of_seville.html   (251 words)

 Seville province, villages in the province of Seville Andalucía, Southern Spain
Seville province, villages in the province of Seville Andalucía, Southern Spain
Seville itself is set in the heart of the fertile river valley, while many of the province's most significant settlements are scattered around the gently rolling Guadalquivir river plain (vega), known as La Campiña, planted with patchwork fields of wheat and olive groves.
Close to Seville is the ruined settlement of Italica, one of the Roman Empire's most important cities, which you can still today a huge amphitheatre and intricate mosaics.
www.andalucia.com /province/sevilla/home.htm   (460 words)

 Maima Seville Heritage Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Four distinct cultures existed at Maima Seville namely: the Taino, the Spanish, the English, and the African, and therefore this is a place which truly symbolises Jamaica's National Motto "Out of many one people." Maima Seville was the first Spanish capital in Jamaica and the third in the Caribbean.
The Maima Seville Heritage Park was officially opened to the public on May 5, 1994, with an interpretative exhibition designed to highlight the four distinct cultures linked to its past.
Seville is at a central point on the North Coast where it should be able to attract enough visitors, thereby ultimately reaching a goal of self-maintenance.
www.jnht.com /disndat/maima.html   (974 words)

 SEVILLE (Sevilla) by All About Spain
Seville certainly is one of the most beloved places by visitors to Spain.
Also lateron Seville was the home of famous and infamous figures of history, the legendary "Don Juan" started from here to conquer the hearts of women across all Europe, while Columbus started from a port close to Seville to discover a new world.
The famous Easter week processions and Seville's "Feria" are certainly among the major attractions.
www.red2000.com /spain/sevilla   (426 words)

 Carmen Comes Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Seville is deservedly one of the most-visited tourist destinations in Europe.
Seville was also the place Columbus returned to from his voyage, and some historians have pointed out that Jewish money floated Columbus' voyage.
Seville still holds that Napoleon looted some of its greatest treasures, but there are many sights to see, not just the antique ones.
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 Seville & Western Andalusia Travel Guide | Fodor's Online
Predating Seville by a millennium, the ancient city of Cádiz sits like a worn but still-shining jewel at the tip of a sandy isthmus in an Atlantic bay.
Seville's fortunes would continue to climb under the Moors, and again after its conquest by the Castilian Christians under King Ferdinand "the Saint" in the 13th century.
With the discovery of the New World, Seville reached even dizzier heights of splendor, outshining Madrid in riches and culture as Spanish ships loaded with booty from the Americas sailed upriver past the Torre de Oro (Tower of Gold) and into Seville's port.
www.fodors.com /miniguides/mgresults.cfm?destination=seville_andalusia@144   (427 words)

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