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“Huge, but...” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Seville Cathedral (Catedral de Sevilla)

Seville Cathedral (Catedral de Sevilla)
Avenida de la Constitucion s/n, 41004 Seville, Spain (Casco Antiguo)
954 56 31 50
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Ranked #5 of 102 Attractions in Seville
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Monuments/ Statues, Lookouts, Cultural
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This majestic Cathedral dates back to the 15th century and claims to be the third largest building of its kind in the world.
Bristol
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“Huge, but...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Can't say that after a day of visiting of Seville there is anything that sticks to mind about this place. Other than the fact that is huge. The architectural embroideries are quite scarce, there are very few vitrailes, ( ( I don;t mention here other similar places in Europe that are rich in both or either one), I'd say if you haven;t seen Florence, Milan, Prague, Vienna those should come first on your list. And only if you have the money and the time and you've seen those before it's still worth thinking twice before planning a visit to Seville.

Visited March 2013
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“Worth seeing if only for the huge interior”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

A must see, but no need to spend more than 2 hours there. Can be cold and windy at top of Giralda tower - be prepared.

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“Silver and Gold Altars a Must-See”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

The size and scope of this huge church is truly remarkable. The gold and silver altars are more than impressive. The rosemary-offering Roma outside its doors are to be avoided however. A "No, gracias" does the job.

Visited February 2013
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“enourmous”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

in summer I would imagine this would be an excellent refuge from the Sevilla sun. In winter it was a little cold.
The sheer size is impressive and it woudl be a shame to miss it.

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“Don't miss the Cathedral”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

It was so large and it was amazing the way they had integrated the tower, instead of just knocking it down. There is so much gold and gems in the altar pieces. Wow!

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