Seville is the capital of the autonomous community of Andalusia. At only 20m above sea level, it is located on the banks of the Guadalquivir. This city has many monuments, squares, gardens, churches and places of interest that make it unique. In addition, it has the largest historic-artistic and best preserved town in Europe; Among those that stand out are the most famous monuments such as the Giralda or the Torre del Oro. Some of its monuments are already considered world heritage sites such as the Giralda, the Alcázar, the Archivo de Indias in 1987.
Among its most known neighborhoods are Triana, Macarena, Santa Cruz, Los Remedios, Heliopolis and Nervión. Its climate is spectacular because the winters are mild and the summers give way to a great time to enjoy the whole city.
The city is believed to have been founded on the IX century BC with the name of Spal by the Tartessos. Although, later it was occupied by Phoenicians and Carthaginians. You can still see numerous monuments that keep aspects of the history of the place along several areas of the city.
As for gastronomy, its dishes are mainly prepared by Mediterranean elements. These include the Andalusian gazpacho, the “pescaito frito”, the Andalusian stew, the spinach with chickpeas, the bull tail, the menudo, the “a la flamenca” eggs, the “aliñás potatoes”. In addition, it has a large number of bars where you can taste the famous tapas (small portions that allow you to consume different dishes). On the other hand, we find its typical sweets such as the olive oil cake, the citron cutlets, the polvorón cakes, the pestiños, the torrijas, the Sevillian alfajor and the San Leandro yolks.
Its main festivals of international prestige are two:
Holy Week: there are 59 Brotherhoods that process the city from its temple of origin to the Official Race.
The April Fair: The site located in the neighborhood of Los Remedios, is the place chosen to install a large number of booths. In these you can relax and enjoy a pleasant atmosphere with the typical songs of Sevillanas popularly known.