Casa de Pilatos

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Seville: Casa de Pilatos Ticket

1. Seville: Casa de Pilatos Ticket

Explore the 15th Century Casa de Pilatos and marvel at the impressive sculptures, tiles, and architecture created by the Enríquez de Ribera family. Walk around the drawing rooms, courtyards, and gardens, and see how it became the biggest private residence in Seville at the time. Enter the palace through the detailed Renaissance-style marble gate. Admire the 24 busts of Roman emperors and the fountains in the typical Andalusian courtyard. See busts of Emperor Hadrian, Aphrodite, and Apollo, the god of music, poetry, and art. View the war ornaments of Pallas Pacifera, including a shield and helmet carved from stone. Visit the Chapel of Flagellation, the oldest part of the palace with an ornate basket-handle arch and the crossover between Christian and Islamic styles with Mudejar-Gothic and Renaissance architecture. Take in the vibrant traditional glazed tiling featured throughout the palace. Learn about how the palace introduced the Renaissance style to Seville. Continue to the Salón del Pretorio to appreciate the intricate coffered ceiling decorated with ornamental bows.

Seville: Salvador Church, Casa Pilatos, and Metropol Tour

2. Seville: Salvador Church, Casa Pilatos, and Metropol Tour

Get an understanding of the artistic development of the city from Mudejar to present day, covering Renaissance, Baroque, and Regionalist and contemporary styles. The monuments to be focused on are the Salvador Church and Pilatos House. Inside the magnificent Salvador Church, a former mosque, are displays of some of the best sculptures of the Holy Week processions. Stroll inside the heart of Arabic Seville, an area full of life and businesses, where you can buy the best outfits for the April Fair, the Rocio Pilgrimage, or any social event. Pilatos house, the second monument to be visited, is a Mudejar-style palace also influenced by the Italian Renaissance period. You can also see some of Seville's most avant-garde architecture at the end of the tour. Enter the Metropol Building and see what is known as Las Setas (the mushrooms).

Seville: Casa de Pilatos and Condesa de Lebrija Palace Tour

3. Seville: Casa de Pilatos and Condesa de Lebrija Palace Tour

One of the best ways to discover the most aristocracy Seville is by visiting its Palaces. During this visit we will know the palaces as Medicenacelli or Lebrija’s families. Follow the paths of the history of Seville by following the history of this families. What better than by visiting their houses? Incredible Roman mosaics on the pavements, ceramics, sculptures from the roman times the families collected along their lives. Beautiful courtyards, gorgeous architecture, and a lot of hidden secrets behind their walls. Meet at the lobby of your hotel. The tour will last for 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Seville: Historical Walking Tour with Wine and Tapas

4. Seville: Historical Walking Tour with Wine and Tapas

The Mudejar architectural style refers to the construction of an art element by citizens who still use Arabic techniques in a Christian world. As you walk around seeking examples of the movement, your professional guide will shed light on the historical significance of each one. The first stop is Santa Catalina Church, a recently renovated ancient mosque turned Mudejar in the 13th-14th centuries. Walk along Feria Street and enjoy a interesting sensation as you are placed between three worlds: the Middle Ages, the 19th, and the 20th century. Explore La Alameda, one of the first leisure promenades in Spain and a great place to stop for a tapa and to try some different wines in the sun. Right after, visit three marvelous examples of Mudejar architecture: Omniun Sactorum, San Marcos, and Santa Marina. Continue to Los Marqueses de la Algaba Church and the ancient Family House. At this point, you'll have the chance to sample another tapa; nearby the church is a medieval market full of cute tiny taverns serving a wide range of wines. Visit the historical neighborhood, San Gil, and walk around the city's oldest Roman wall, La Macarena. Here, your guide will explain some of Seville's most intriguing legends and share glasses of orange wine. Return to the meeting point to conclude the tour, or continue sightseeing on your own.

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What people are saying about Casa de Pilatos

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4.7 / 5

based on 3 reviews

Following COVID we were unable to visit the San Salvador Church, for the other 2 sites our guide was super interesting and pleasant.