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Seville – Sunset on the River

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From the historic center of Seville, going up the Guadalquivir river for a few hundred meters, you will meet two landmarks of modern Seville. Torre Sevilla (left), completed a couple of years ago, is the only skyscraper in Seville. The Torre Schindler panoramic tower, built for the Expo ’92 Universal Exposition, has a ship-shaped floor plan and stands in the river water.

 

Triana Bridge and Guadalquivir river at night in Seville.

Seville – Guadalquivir River

Seville owes its fortune to the river that runs through it, the Río Guadalquivir. The river is navigable from Seville to its mouth on the Atlantic Ocean. After the discovery of America, the river harbor of Seville was considered the safest port to bring the riches from the New World, beginning its Golden Age. Read more