about sevilla

Seville is a municipality and a city in Spain, capital of Andalusia. Its old town is the largest in Spain and the sixth largest in Europe. Seville is one of the cities with more monuments cataloged in Europe. Its historical, monumental and cultural heritage makes it a city of national and international tourism. Sevillian cuisine is historically influenced by its Andalusian roots. Many of the preparations are related to festive celebrations such as pilgrimages and fairs.

One of the main architectural styles of the city is the Mudejar style. This style combines elements of Christian and Muslim architecture, and is characterized by the use of bricks, arches and ornate tiles. Among its most representative monuments are the cathedral, the Alcázar, the Archivo de Indias and the Torre del Oro, the first three of which were declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in 1987.

Sevillanas are a typical Andalusian music and dance, especially in Seville, Huelva and Cadiz, in the south of Spain, danced in pairs and with a festive character. They are sung and danced in the various fairs held in the province of Seville, where they are danced the most, being its greatest exponent the Feria de Sevilla.