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Cathedral of Seville
- Location: In Avenida de la Constitución, in the city of Seville in Andaluxia, Spain.
- Best time to Visit: During the spring and late Autum. You can enjoy Holy Week / Semana Santa during the month of April.
- Preferred timings: 11.00 a.m. to 03.30 p.m.
- Services: Mass at 08.30 a.m. 09.00 a.m. 10.00 a.m. 12 noon, and 05.00 p.m.
Photography is prohibited during services.
- How to reach: Air: The nearest airport is Seville Airport (SVQ), which is located on the A4 motorway, just 9 km east of Seville city centre. You will find a number of flights from various European destinations to this airport. Several charter flights are also available from various European destinations during the summer. 'Especial Aeropuerto' (EA) buses run in every 30 minutes from the outside of “Arrivals” to take you to the city centre. Train: You can also reach Seville from various destinations in Spain by AVE high-speed trains. AVE trains take you to Sevilla Santa Justa Station in less than an hour from Córdoba, and in less than 3 hours from Madrid. These trains are a bit expensive, but certainly the fastest mode of land transportation. You can also find slower trains to Seville from various destinations of Spain. Bus: Bus services are also available to Seville. You can come to either Plaza de Armas bus station or the Prado de San Sebastií¡n bus station from various parts of the country. The buses in Spain are punctual and quite comfortable with most of them are air-conditioned and having a toilet.
- Entry Fee: â‚¬7.00 (Free on Sundays)
- Nearest Railway Station: Sevilla Santa Justa
- Nearest International Airport: Seville Airport (SVQ)
The Cathedral of Seville, with its huge stone structure, was built to showcase the wealth of Seville and has been an example of architectural brilliance of 15th century. As you enter through the Pardoner's door, you will get into a place of wonder. Pass through the Orange tree courtyard to enter into the cathedral. Be spellbound by the richness of vast stone works, stained grass windows and wrought iron works. The lavish decoration with a good amount of gold is one of the highlights of the cathedral. Also special is the nave, which is the longest in Spain. In the construction work of the cathedral, some of the columns and elements from the mosque were also used. The most famous of which is the Giralda that was converted into a bell tower later. There is also a tomb of Christopher Columbus inside the cathedral.
Holy Week / Semana Santa:
Note: Shorts and T-shirts are prohibited inside the cathedral.
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