“Settlers first youth liked to risk dodging the Marsh Bull with agile antitheses of waist and dancing to the sound of castanets.” Periplus Massaliota VI century BC.
Holy week is the beginning of festivals; The churches of Seville have a valuable artistic heritage. During Holy week images are prepared to carry out "the season of penance" consisting in "walk" the streets accompanied by thousands of supporters and "nazarenes". Ahead of the apartment building brotherhoods pass as "San Esteban", "The thirst" and other. Not miss to "The Madrugá" Thursday night and Friday morning.
The balconies of the apartments are ideally placed to see pass the "guilds" with their "steps".
It is a moment of feelings that many Sevillians live intensely. Sometimes you will hear sing from a balcony to the passage of the images, are "bolts"; There are times in which not should applaud.
It is a religious holiday with broad popular acceptance, the streets are covered with branches of Rosemary and flower petals and guilds and brotherhoods join local authorities in a procession through the Centre of the city accompanying the Holy way, images of Santa Justa and Rufina, San Fernando and San Isidoro and Leandro employers.
Take advantage to take a relaxing walk enjoying the typical decorations of balconies and monuments.
Seville can be considered the cradle of the Flamenco whose origin is due to the cultural mix that occurred with Muslims, Christian, Jews and Gypsies. Del cante, the touch and the dance are the main facets of flamenco.
In November of 2010 the UNESCO Intangible Cultural heritage of humanity flamenco.
Japan is growing vigorously the attraction to flamenco.
Ask inReception, We can manage a booking for the fashion Flamenco Tablaos in Seville, Museum of Flamenco dance, Los Gallos, El Arenal, The Andalusian Palace, etc.
La Maestranza is began its construction in 1761 It is headquarters of the bullfighting season which begins on Sunday of resurrection continues with the fair of April and ends the 12 October, the coupling of horses are displayed at the Maestranza, and occasionally transforms to accommodate tennis tournament and other events
You can enjoy a view 360º view of the city, It is interesting to sunset have another perspective of the city and enjoy the views of the monuments such as la Giralda, the Cathedral, Belfries and towers illuminated at night. The top floor has restaurants, cafes, tapas bars and chill out.
Museum of fine arts.- The Museum Plaza 9.
The Museo del Prado is the best art gallery of Spain. Among the masterpieces of Velázquez, Zurbarán, Murillo or Gonzalo Bilbao, It highlights the portrait of "Jorge Manuel" painted by El Greco. It hosts some magnificent images in clay Baroques and customs.
Museum of Flamenco dance.- C / Manuel Rojas Marcos 3.
In the basement of the Museum you can see the authentic atmosphere of a 18th century building.
The feeling and passion of Flamenco is explained with topics on the first floor:
- The Enigma: explains the origins
- The force: It explains the basic "palos" of Flamenco
- The way: the Andalusian Courtyard Theatre
- Testimonials: artists, dancers singers and dancers