Legends have been made about the Seville Cathedral since the time of construction. I will explain why its creators were considered insane, and I will help you look at the majestic structure through the eyes of the medieval inhabitants of Seville. You will understand how the minaret was turned into the Giralda, get acquainted with the "golden age" of Spanish painting and see the key to Seville inside the cathedral. And, of course, I will reveal the secret of the crocodile inhabiting the church and tell how, under Alphonse X, he got to Andalusia. Individual excursion for 1-9 people Duration 2 hours Children Allowed with children How it goes On foot Rating 5 by 4 reviews € 100 per excursion Price for 1-9 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
Architecture and Moorish past of the church The walk will begin at the square in front of the cathedral. Here you will see the temple in all its grandeur, complementing the city's Arab heritage. You will understand how the minaret was turned into the Giralda and is it true that gold brought by Christopher Columbus from America was used for its decoration. In the courtyard, you can relax among the orange trees and admire the unusual architecture of the building. And I will talk about the founding of the cathedral, its Moorish past and help you understand what it meant for the history of Seville and the whole of Andalusia
The Miracle of Seville and the Golden Age of Spanish Painting Once inside the cathedral, you will discover its rich treasury: the "golden age" of Spanish painting in the works of Murillo, the largest altar in the world, a crown with pearls and a symbolic key to the city. You will see one of the wonders of Seville when the inside of the building is painted with colored rays penetrating through the stained glass windows. You will also hear the story of a crocodile hovering under the ceiling of the cathedral, and unravel how it is related to the daughter of Alphonse X.
Entrance tickets are additionally paid for 9 euros / person, children under 12 years old - free of charge.
The excursion starts at Plaza Virgen de los Reyes. You will know the exact meeting point immediately after booking.