History – Roman Hispalis, an important port thanks to the river Guadalquivir (the vier is navigable all the way south to the Atlantic ocean, 60 miles south of the city) , then an important taifa during the Muslim occupation and one of Spain´s most important cities and the one with a more strategic role in the trade with American colonies. All this history explains many of the things you will feel in Seville
Flamenco. Magical and different. Flamenco has captured the attention of people from around the world. Passionate and seductive, writers and poets alike have tried to explain the strong emotional charge that takes place in a tablao. The sound of castanets and taconeo increases, cancers get their colorful dress moving in the air and a deep voice starts singing loud.
La Giralda and cathedral . Seville´s top attraction and one of the icons of Spain, la Giralda is the minarete of the ancient mosque where today´s cathedral stands. This was meant to be the largest cathedral in the world, and icon for Christianity and a marvel for everyone to enjoy today.
Food and wine . Seville is a foodies heaven. More than 3,000 bars, taverns, and restaurants await you and you will be able to taste fantastic Andalusian dishes, which are amongst the best-known specialties in the Spanish diet. Gazpacho, Salmorejo, fino wine from nearby Jerez de la Frontera, olives and olive oil, jamon Iberico and much more. Seville is also home to some excellent markets like el Mercado de Feria or the typical Mercado de Triana.