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Address: Avenida Constitucion s/n, 41004 Seville, Spain
Phone Number: +34 954 50 05 28
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Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An archive containing some of the most important historical records of...

An archive containing some of the most important historical records of Spanish colonialism in the Americas.

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Amazing maps!

To have an idea of how complicated were the consequences of the discover who changed the world a visit is recommended. I found amazing to see the maps drawn as a document of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were impressed by the beauty of this building. In addition to having free entrance, the building itself is awesome by its architecture. You are allowed to visit two floors, both of which are richly decorated with beautifully decorated ceilings, and plenty of marble everywhere.

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To have an idea of how complicated were the consequences of the discover who changed the world a visit is recommended. I found amazing to see the maps drawn as a document of the discovered territories with funny proportions and views. Interesting also the short video documentary which gives an useful explanation of the place. Big plus: is free!

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Algiers, Algeria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An imposing building hiding the biggest collection of documents about the discovery of the new world!

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Fairfax, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't recall if we paid, but we spent about half an hour here walking around. Not too much out in display and it is all in Spanish so if you don't read Spanish you wont get much out of it.

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Padua, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would have liked to learn something about Spanish colonialism and trade with the New World, but there are only Spanish explanations and the organization of the exhibited objects and documents is quite bad. It's free so if you are interested have a look at it but probably you won't spend much more than 30 minutes in there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

One of the 3 glorius monuments in Plaza Triumfo, others being the Cathedral and the Real Alcazar. Big and imposing with a beautiful fountain in one side.You can reach it by metro ,getting off at ''Puerta Herez'' metro stop and then walk for 4-5 min. Amazing at night ! for bus routes search for : tussam bus map'', really helpful.....

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Good free attraction near the Alcazar & the Cathedral with no line. The architecture is worth the trip.

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

This is worth a visit the building is wonderful I believe it was build by the Muslims not sure must say all the building in Servile are well look after.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Probably of more interest to Spanish speakers who are interested in their history. Not of real interest to English only speakers

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Faversham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Interesting space, but shelves of records replaced with facsimile boxes whilst document collection not on public/tourist view. Some interesting displays and artefacts dotted around but little sense of the violence underlying the 'administration' of the colonies.

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