Palaces of Seville

Palaces of Seville

Many of these casa palacios, or mansions, look quite ordinary from the outside - perhaps as impressive entrance arch, but nothing else to make them out. Inside, you find beautiful arcaded patios with grand stone columns and potted plants.

Palaces with regular visiting hours

 

Palacio de Pedro

Palacio de Pedro is the main part of the Alcazar, Seville's Royal Palace. It is the oldest royal palace still in use in Europe, and is also recognised by the UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. More >

Casa de Pilatos

Largest privately-owned palace in Seville, with a superb collection of classical statues in the patios, gardens and salons, as well as sumptuous tiling and artesonado wood ceilings.  More >

Casa Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija

This privately-owned 16th-century palace right in the centre has a superb collection of Roman mosaics, taken from Italica in the 19th century. Calle Cuna. More >

Casa de los Pinelos

Originally a house for Jeronimo and Pedro Pinelo, in the 16th century. Now home to two Reales Academias: Sevillana de Buenas Letras and Bellas Artes de Santa Isabel de Hungria. More >

Casa de las Dueñas

Favourite residence of late Duquesa de Alba, whose garden inspired the poet Antonio Machado. Open to the public since March 2016. Calle Dueñas. More >

Palacio de San Telmo

This huge palace was originally built as a naval college; subsequently the Duke of Orleans resided here. Now it is used as the Junta de Andalucia President’s office. Paseo de Cristina. More >

Palacio de los Marqueses de La Algaba

Situated behind Feria Market, this houses the Centro de Arte Mudejar. Look out for the stunning carved stone first-floor windows looking over Plaza Calderon de la Barca. More >

Casa de la Provincia

Diputacion de Sevilla offices. Formerly Hospital de Nuestra Señora del Pilar, then a pilgrims' hostel; a poor house; also Tourist Information Office. Plaza Virgen de los Reyes. More >

Casa Salinas

Gothic-Mudejar palace in Santa Cruz with wonderful tiles and artesonado ceilings. Calle Mateos Gago. More >

 

 


PALACES - PRIVATE, PUBLIC BUIDINGS & HOTELS

 

Casa de las Sirenas

Built by the Marques de Esquivel in 19th century; it used to have two big bronze mermaids, which lent the casa palacio its name. Restored for the 1992 Expo. More >

Casa de los Bucarelli

Also known as Palacio de los Condes e Santa Coloma, this 17th-century palace was built by the Marques de Vallehermoso. Privately owned. Calle Santa Ana. More >

Casa de los Mañara

Large building in the old Jewish quarter, Barrio Santa Cruz, dating from the 15th century. Like near by Palacio Altamira, now used by the Consejeria de Cultura. Calle Levies. More >

Casa de los Padilla

Another palace in barrio Santa Cruz. Casa de Los Padilla could almost go unnoticed from the outside, it saves all it's splendor for the inside patios. Calle Verde. More >

Casa del Rey Moro

Casa del Rey Moro is the oldest residential building in Seville, dating from the 15th century. Now the headquarters of the Fundacion Blas Infante. Calle Sol. More >

Casa Palacio de los Pumarejo

Casa Palacio de los Pumarejo the centre of a local community project in the Macarena district which uses the “puma” social currency; shared occupancy by various residents. More >

Casa Palacio de Guardiola

Privately-owned palace in Puerta Jerez with a stunning patio and loggia with Mudejar plasterwork arches, can be hired for events. More >

Casa Palacio Monasterio

Casa Palacio Monasterio is a Small 19th century casa palacio near the Alameda, used for events such as weddings. Calle Amor de Dios. More >

Palacio Arzobispal

Next to the cathedral, seat of the Archbishop of Seville since the 13th century, after the reconquest of the city by Fernando III. More >

Palacio de Altamira

This Mudejar building in Santa Cruz is used by the Junta de Andalucia. Its patio has a long rectangular pool, like the Alcazar’s. More >

Palacio de los Marqueses de Villapanés

Now a five-star hotel, Palacio de los Marqueses de Villapanés was built by the 1st Marques de Torre Blanca del Aljarafe. Calle Santiago. More >

Palacio de Monsalves

Also known as the Palacio del Marques de Aracena, this was built in the early 20th century by Anibal Gonzalez, of the 1929 Expo. More >

Palacio del Marqués de la Motilla

Large Italianate building with Gothic, Renaissance and Mudejar influences, with a long façade on Calle Laraña, dating from the 1920s. Privately owned. Calle Cuna. More >