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Metropol Parasol

Plaza de la Encarnacion, 41003 Seville, Spain (Casco Antiguo)
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Ranked #24 of 127 attractions in Seville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Traveler Description: The Metropol Parasol is located at the Plaza de la Encarnacion and the wooden building was finished in April, 2011. This was designed by Berlin... more »
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Chicago, Illinois
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Metropol Parasol is an architectural wonder. Pictures don't do it justice, you really need to see it in person. I loved the walking path at the top. You get great views of the city from every angle. The "free" drink at the bar is a nice touch and the bartender was very friendly.

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wolverhampton
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I went here in the early evening. an amazing building. I'm scared of heights but its easy to get to the top in the lift and it feels safe up there. theres a free drink included too. An amazing view of the whole of seville.

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Brussels, Belgium
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Quite an 'interesting' structure which offers a unique, impressive panorama of the city. I had some mixed feelings when I saw the pictures, but once on the 'rooftop' I took in the view with pleasure.

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Shanghai, China
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14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I heard it's the only modern building in the old city and it is a must visit. I'd seen it on pictures but it still wowed me. The view is superb above and u may oversee all the city. Not so many people there also made me happy. The entrance is underground in the middle of the parasol.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The price is fantastic, as it includes a drink when you reach the top. The view of the city from here is just breathtaking. There is a quaint little bar that serves light food and drinks to people, and then you can go and watch the sunset from the walkway. There was plenty of space for everyone to view the... More

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Lancaster, Lancashire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

From where we came into the square entrance was difficult to find but worth it. Great views for three euro which include a free drink from cafe. Great value for money.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We visited at sunset, it was really lovely looking out over the city. At 3 euros with a free beer included, best value ever!

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Paris
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Original architecture with a nice café right after leaving the lift , where you can have a free first drink by using your visit ticket , your walk start from the café , that leads you to the original mushroom stairs, you can stop and take pictures from the different sides of the city you can have a good view... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This mushroom structure has been so exeptionally expensive it is insain... But hey, its here now and lets just enjoy it. You need to get into the ground to be able to go upstairs. I didn't really cared for it much to visit it, but if your nearby make sure you enter. It will be worth your small amount of... More

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Snodland
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This was just around the corner from,our hotel. Unusual,out of place if you ask me?. But, children were skate boarding and,plating on the open area. You can go to the top for a small fee where you can view Seville. Surrounded by cafe's restaurants and,to be honest it drew us back for a spooky reason?. We were happy to chill... More

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