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... off last week when the temperature reached 41 degrees! Today it's about 34 and there is a breeze. The gardens are very Islamic with a fountain at every cross path and lots of greenery. The outstanding flower is a magnificent bougainvillea which I hope the photos do justice to it. Under the Palace we found a huge storage area once again with water to keep everything cool. The original Islamic designers made sure the the design suited the climate and ...
... of the Spanish crown.
The gardens were very nice. They were laid out in geometric style. It was interesting to see influences incorporated by the Catholic rulers from the prior Islamic rulers.
Had a morning break in the cafeteria in the garden. A rather well fed cat surprised me by eating pastry shell. It was good we went early as it did get a bit crowded.
By noon or so we had completed our look at the regal residence. ...
... hours away. The reason Jeannette and I left so early and the reason my other friends were traveling to Sevilla was because this past week Game of Thrones has been filming in the gardens of the Alcázar of Sevilla. I've seen a couple episodes of Game of Thrones, but the other people I was traveling with were HUGE fans of the show. The hostel they were staying at was only a couple blocks from the filming so it was easy to go and see the area they were filming.
... I am one of those fans of Game of Thrones. They will be filming here soon, I thought. We have found out since, it has been completed. Last week. Just 5 days ago. With 48000 people lining up to get a chance to be an extra, I feel better about missing it now… the entry line goes into the palace quickly and we go to the book shop and find the best photos to take in the Alcazar, so we try to emulate this.
I was a little impressed with the Alhambra of Granada. But the Alcazar ...
... start to mill about and the omni present camera snapping, pork pie hat wearing Asian tourists "gawp" at shop windows stuffed full of castanets and flamenco dolls. Being "serious" tourists we decide to head away from the epicentre and beat a retreat to more authentic sites such as The Christopher Columbus Column......and Flamenco Museum. Seville is magnificent and surpassed all our expectations. We end up on the other side of the river at midday. Famished, ...
Other places to stay in Seville
Triana Oeste, Seville | 5 star hotelfrom $89
- Great Hotel, Lovely City
- Exceptional Value. Top notch service at bargain rates !
- Quality hotel, shame about the location.
Huerta de la Salud, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $88
La Buhaira, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $64
León XIII - Los Naranjos, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $59
- Great Value
- Excellent value hotel
- Loved my stay
Heliópolis, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $54
- A mega-hotel in charming Seville
- Beautiful Hotel!
- April Fair in Seville
La Buhaira, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $57
- Not always worth the walk back
- Excellent Sangria
- Spitzen Sangria
Avenida Kansas City s/n, Seville | Hotelfrom $79
- Great Hotel.
- Just Had Five Fantastic Nights
- A very good hotel
Huerta del Pilar, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $56
- Hotel Hesperia - Fabulous Four Star...
- Good hotel at accessible location with great service
- Not Perfect
Museo, Seville | 5 star hotelfrom $172
- Worth every euro!
- Big disappointment
- Good, but not a great 5*
Museo, Seville | 3 star hotelfrom $67
Colores - Entreparques, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $331
Avda Diego Martinez Barrio, 8, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $63
Santa Catalina, Seville | 3 star hotelfrom $67
- Convenient hotel, shame about the food
- Roof pool and terrace
- Good, comfortable and well situated city hotel.
Triana Este, Seville | 3 star hotelfrom $53
Nervión, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $83
- Quite, Comfortable
- Really good?
- Good hotel for families in Seville
Casco Antiguo, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $76
Palacio de Congresos - Urbadiez - Entrepuentes, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $49
Santa Cruz, Seville | 5 star hotelfrom $239
- It's the Place
- Terrific Splurge
Museo, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $94
- Enjoyed Location
- Good location hotel was good
Casco Antiguo, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $104
- Not great value
- A unique experience
Triana Casco Antiguo, Seville | 3 star hotelfrom $64
Palacio de Congresos - Urbadiez - Entrepuentes, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $53
Arenal, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $98
- Vincci La Rabida was fabulous
- Great stay at Vincci La Rabida
San Roque, Seville | 3 star hotelfrom $55
Triana Este, Seville | 4 star hotelfrom $58
- A Wonderful find
- The Bargain of Seville
- Couldn't have been more pleased
Triana Casco Antiguo, Seville | 3 star hotelfrom $78