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Torre del Oro

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Rumor has it that this beautiful tower was once tiled in gold; now, it houses a museum detailing the maritime history of the city.
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Paseo de Cristobal Colon, 41001 Seville, Spain
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All reviews naval museum golden tower small museum watch tower model ships guadalquivir river beautiful tower across the river free admission great views from the top both sides worth a visit interesting history entrance fee christopher columbus worth the climb watchtower
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This structure is amazing and very tall. I loved being able to see this. Unfortunately it was not open when we went by byt we did take in the outside of the torre del oro. It is not as wide as I thought is would...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Debra R
Reviewed January 7, 2019

It is a beautiful structure to see as you are walking by the river, but it is not worth paying to get inside. They made a navy museum in it, but the museum is not interesting at all. There is a lot more to see....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed December 16, 2018

This "Tower of Gold" is located along the canal in Seville, which was once the center of their global dominating shipping empire (before sedimentation made the inland waterways impassable for large ships). Nice walkway along the water and there's some beautiful scenery to enjoy. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SunshinefromUSA
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

Rather elegant tower on the riverbank. Looks to have been built in stages, or re-modelled over the years, as there are several distinct styles. Currently houses what seems to be a naval museum, including the Spanish Armada. Worth a visit, and the stroll among the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MadDocNI
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

10 mn by foot from the Spanish square, along the river The building is nice and well maintained. We ate our sandwiches along the water facing the torre del oro Frankly nothing spectacular but the area is very pleasant

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

Spain was the bigest and strongest navy power at that moment , until they was difeted by English, Sevilla was the strongest port what is strange because they are not on sea , they had a strong conection with Cadiz , here is museum of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Antun03
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

The tower is close to the river and it has a nice view. The whole activity will take less than an hour and half if you climb slowly. They is standing space on the top to see the view from there. The model ships and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank art-scuba
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

We didn’t intend to visit this place but saw it whilst eating nearby and said ‘wow!’ Absolutely stunning building next to the river and beautiful in its simplicity. It looks like a short, fat, non-leaning version of the tower at Pisa and is great for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Travelingjohn123
Reviewed November 11, 2018

We visited the Torre del Oro last Monday and to were pleasantly surprised that entry was free on Mondays. The views of the river side and building from the top are nice. there is also a small informative museum inside. To be honest, I am...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jas7651
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

This is one of Seville landmarks. You have an interesting museum about the city's history and the sea navigation crucial role in the city's changing fortunes. On top of the tower there are nice views to the city and the river.

Date of experience: September 2018
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December 15, 2018|
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Response from Antun03 | Reviewed this property |
Tickets are limited , it wasnt bussy part of yeare so we paid there , but i think in busy partnof year i would go online , you can always try to call and reserve tickets
May 23, 2018|
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Response from Javamang | Reviewed this property |
It's cheap to go up and there are stairs. Whether they can climb it depends on health. Definitely not for frail or handicapped people. I was slightly winded and I am 56 and in reasonably good shape. The view made it worth... More
October 12, 2015|
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Response from MarcoEtGiusy | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is some parking nearby, I do not think you will have any problem.