Downtown Itinerary

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1. Archive of the Indies. Av. de la Constitución.

The origins of the former Casa Lonja (the stock exchange of the time) date back to the 16th century. In 1785 it became the General Archive of the Indies, declared a World Heritage Site.

2. Renaissance features in the Cathedral of Seville. Av. de la Constitución. Puerta de San Cristóbal.

·        Main     Sacristy (1530-1543)

·        Chapter     Hall (1535-1592)

·        Royal     Chapel (1551-1575)

·        Belfry     (16th     century)

3. Town Hall. Plaza Nueva, no. 1.

Designed in Plateresque style, a Spanish variation of Renaissance, by Diego de Riaño. Works begun in 1527 and during the 19th century, Demetrio de los Ríos and Balbino Marrón conducted restoration works and the construction of the Neoclassical main façade.

4. Museum of Fine Arts. Plaza del Museo, no. 9.

The Museum of Fine Arts of Seville was founded in 1835 with the name Museo de pinturas (Museum of Paintings). Since its establishment, the building has gone through three main intervention works, the final one in 1993.

5. Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija. Calle Cuna, no. 8.

Lebrija Palace was built in the 16th century as a Sevillian stately home, with a Renaissance façade. There are traces of Renaissance style scattered over the home.

6. Church of La Anunciación. Calle Laraña.

It was the Professed House of the Society of Jesus from 1579 to 1767. Later on became the chapel of the University of Seville (1771-1956).

7. Church of San Pedro. Calle Doña María Coronel, no. 1.

Built during the 14th century, in this temple we can find some Renaissance features, like the side portal, from 1624, and the image of Santísimo Cristo de Burgos, from 1574.

8. Casa de Pilatos. Plaza de Pilatos, no. 1.

This palace-house is one of the most sumptuous in the city. The Renaissance entrance portal was designed by Antonio María de Aprile in 1529. The fountain and columns are also in this style.

9. Casa Salinas. Calle Mateos Gago, no. 39.

Renaissance palace-house from the beginning of the 16th century; in the 20th century it was restored back to its early structure, using features from the time.

10. Casa de los Pinelo. Calle Abades, no. 9.

Pinelo’s house was built during the first third of the 16th century. Here, Renaissance decoration motifs meet with Mudejar style and other elements still in a Gothic spirit. The building is a Monumento Nacional and Bien de Interés Cultural (a National Heritage Monument and a Spanish Good of Cultural Interest).