Seville has many museums to visit.
Seville is a city of parks, thanks to its good weather, you can visit them throughout the year.
In Seville it rains very little and is almost always sunny, so its inhabitants tend to walk with friends, families or children in the parks.
In Seville all the parks are open and anyone can go. But they are usually closed at night unless there is a special activity.
You have parks in all the districts of the city, in addition as the Sevillian usually lives a lot in the street, the park becomes a reference point for activities.
The most famous parks in the city are:
🌺 PARK OF MARIA LUISA
He’s the best known and the one with the most secrets.
The best way is to ride it in a horse-drawn carriage or by bicycle, you’ll love it.
Has an extensive plant variety, very lush in many parts, clear in others so invites the walker to enjoy a peaceful day relaxing on the grass.
These gardens of Maria Luisa, which initially formed part of the private gardens of the Palacio de San Telmo, were donated in 1893 by the Infanta María Luisa Fernanda de Borbón (Duchesse de Montpensier) to the city.
It was renovated by the French engineer Jean-Claude Nicolas Forestier, curator of the Bois de Boulogne in Paris, which gave a touch of romance, inspired by the gardens of the Generalife, the Alhambra and the Alcazar of Seville.
In the park opened squares in Spain and America, which constitute one of its main attractions. It opened on April 18, 1914.
It also contains a variety of bird species among which stand out the peacocks and songbirds, swans and ducks waiting patiently for a walker feed them with grains sold in the vicinity or bring from home.
Their sources are adding a touch arabesque peace sound and relaxation that can be enjoyed among its many banks and retailers tilework depicting works of literature and other arts where you can rest quietly.
Inside you can see the Arts and Traditions and the Archaeological and venue of the Exhibition Iberoamericana, 1929.
Inside the park you can find several museums to visit.
If you want to enjoy it you can take the food and lie under a shade and enjoy the peace of mind of the place.
You can go with the children to feed the doves, you’ll see that they have a good time.
🌺 GARDENS OF THE DELICIAS
Although it is a different area, is next to the park of Maria Luisa, so you can visit it together,
You can walk along the river and enjoy a meal or drink in the bars there, also has an aquarium that is worth visiting.
They are preserved sculptures fountains or pedestals that give it a sought scenic character. The first one, dedicated to Venus, has a central sculpture on a high pedestal, the second to Urania, also composed of central sculpture on pedestal, and the third, is a central fountain with a sculpture of a child playing with a conch.
Lebanon After the ride there are three more roundabouts on the sidewall near the Avenida de la Palmera, while on the contrary appear only two. Of those devotes a painter Joaquín Sorolla and one to the god Pan Of the latter, the first is square, where there is a stand decorated with pedestals and sculptures in the corners, joining another circular.
Finally found a space arranged around a central rectangular pond.
🌺 GARDENS OF MURILLO
A small park that is next to the neighborhood of Santa Cruz, but the ideal place to make a break during your visit to the historic center of Seville.
You can enjoy the shade, which in summer comes very well, and that inside it is less hot, low degrees, something that is appreciated in the summer months.
The origin of the Paseo de Catalina de Ribera is on assignment in 1862, part of the Huerta del Retiro del Alcázar.
The monument, which provides the vertical element of compensation composition to walk, was designed by architect Talavera and executed by sculptor Lorenzo Coullaut-Varela, and is dedicated to Christopher Columbus, in line with the events of the Latin American Exhibition of 1929, when in issue.
Very close to the monumental fountain is the source wall, curtain wall attached to the gardens of the Alcázar, dedicated to Catalina de Ribera, a benefactor of the city with the founding of the Hospital of the Five Wounds.
It has an architectural style designed by the same neomannerism Talavera y Heredia with paintings alluding to the lady by the painter Locar Juan Miguel Sanchez, plus the remains of another source of the XVI century.
🌺 The Alamillo Park
This park is not interesting for tourism.
It is a park for those who live in the city, since it is very large, and Sevillians often spend the day there with their families and friends.
It is the largest park in the city, they are always organizing cultural, sporting, concerts and other activities.
Thousands of people usually go on weekends, take food, drink, tables and chairs and spend the whole day there.
Children can play and enjoy the attractions it has.
There are lakes, bars, a train, etc.
Visit their official website and find out what activities you will find in the period you are in Seville.
🌺 Other well-known parks in Seville
Here is a list of other small parks that if you have them near your tour you can visit them, rest a while and enjoy their activities.
- Buhaira Gardens: The origins of these gardens date back to the reign of Al-Mutamid famous monarch of the Taifa kingdom of Seville.
- Amate Park: It’s almost out of town. It has a baseball field and many sports activities. He’s got a skate zone.
- Miraflores Park: With its 90 hectares to enjoy with the family.
- Cristina Gardens: A small resting place next to the famous Hotel Alfonso XIII.
- Park of the Princes: It is located in the neighborhood of remedies and you can go with the family to play and eat.