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  • Seville Spain Geography, History and Art
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  • Geography
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  • Andalucian Administrative Capitol
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  • Did you know that Seville... was the location of an important commerce port between Spain and the Americas?
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  • Seville River Port
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  • With a population of over 700,000 Seville is Spains 4th largest city.
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  • Seville is one of Europes largest historical centers
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  • History of Seville The Legend Founded by Hercules Originally called Hispalis by the Romans and Isbiliya by the Moors High point in history: Discovery of Americas due to Sevilles important commerce port.
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  • La Giralda Largest Gothic Cathedral in the world Built in 1195 Architecture reflects moorish influence Originally the minaret of a mosque Transformed into the bell tower of the Cathedral 94 meters in height
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  • Cathedrals ceiling Cathedrals organ
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  • Casa de la Pilatos 16 th century palace Designed by the Marquis of Tarifa after returning from a tour of Europe and the Holy Land in 1518 Designed to reflect Pontius Pilates home in Jerusalem Roman and moorish influence Arches, sculptures, fountains and gardens
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  • Sevilles Fine Arts Museum
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  • Designed around three patios
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  • Outside walkways and sculptures
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