La Giralda de Sevilla It is the minaret tower of the old Muslim mosque. It is probably the most representative building in the city. It was declared Humaniad Heritage by UNESCO. It has served as a model for other minarets of Rabat y Marrakech.

Giralda of Seville

It was built at the end of the 1365th century, with an Almohad interior structure and its exterior has Mudejar decoration. Due to the earthquake of XNUMX it lost its copper sphere and it was permanently restored in the mannerist style in the middle of the XNUMXth century.

The giralda of seville

I was attached to Quarterdeck for a section of wall. Its functions were to call the faithful to prayer and defense. Today it is the bell tower of the Cathedral.
It is crowned with a rotating bronze statue that serves as a weather vane, which is popularly called "The Giraldillo" from which it takes its name.

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It has some stairs that you can climb to the Bell tower, from where the views of the city are remarkable. Inside it has ascent ramps so wide that they allow the passage of horses.

Bells of the Giralda in Seville

Opening hours winter: Monday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 17 p.m. Sundays: 14:30 p.m. to 18:9 p.m. Summer: Monday to Saturday from 30:16 a.m. to 14:30 p.m. and Sundays from 18:XNUMX p.m. to XNUMX:XNUMX p.m. general entry is € 7,50, retirees and students under 26 years: € 2. Free under 16 years of age accompanied, disabled, unemployed and residents. The entrance gives access to the Cathedral.

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