Seville: the dornishmen land
If you have not visited the andalusian capital yet, you are missing what for many people is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. People living in Seville are proud of the city, and visitors feel impressed with each spot they discover.
Seville’s intense history dates back more than 3,000 years. It was colonized by Phoenicians and Carthaginians, conquered by the Romans, and later occupied by Vandals and Visigoths. After the end of the Germanic rule came the Muslims, who settled along the Guadalquivir River Valley, where they found a familiar climate and fertile lands. The Arab occupation of Seville lasted more than eight centuries, and that influence is not lost on the city’s charm and peculiar beauty. After the fall of the Caliphate of Córdoba, Christian kings took back Andalusia, and Seville, in particular, was repopulated with people who came from the kingdom of Castile.
Game of Thrones has also chosen Seville as a filming location. In fact, places like Sunspear Water Gardens, Kingslanding Dragonpit and dungeons were filmed here.
So a mandatory visit would be the Alcazar Gardens, a complex of palaces surrounded by a wall, from the X century. You will find influences from muslins, mudejars and gothics.
Seville cathedral has been declared heritage of humanity by UNESCO. It is the gothic cathedral with the biggest surface in the world, which make it a place to visit and have a walk watching its amazing architecture. Another wonders of the city are the Giralda, Spain Square, the Tower of Gold, Santa Cruz neighbourhood, etcetera.
Game of Thrones cast enjoyed the time here, feeling the warm welcome of the sevillian people, known for being very friendly and funny.
This December is your turn to discover the amazing things that await for you in Seville!