Finding A Cheap Hotel In Seville, Spain

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Seville is the capital of the autonomous community of Andalusia, and southern Spain's artistic, cultural, and financial capital. It is located on the plain of the River Guadalquivir and ranks as the fourth largest city in Spain in terms of its population. The city's inhabitants are known as sevillanos, or hispalenses, based on the Roman name of the city.

Seville is known for its passionate celebration of the Semana Santa (Holy Week) as well as its festive feria which happens yearly. Seville is also known for the Andalucian traditions of flamenco and bullfighting, as well as a rich heritage of art and architecture which includes Roman, Islamic, Gothic, Renaissance and baroque.

• Seville has plenty to offer tourists with its major Gothic and Moorish buildings listed under UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. These include:

• The Cathedral of Seville, built from 1401-1519, is one of the largest of medieval and Gothic cathedral with regards to both area and volume.

• The Museum of Fine Arts of Seville, or the Museo de Bellas Artes de Sevilla houses a collection of Spanish visual arts from the medieval period to the early 20th century; some of the featured artists include Murillo, Zurbaran, Francisco de Herrera, and Valdes Leal.

• The Alcazar of Seville, better known as the "Royal Alcazars of Seville" is a royal palace in Seville, and was originally a Moorish fort. The Alcazar is one of the best remaining examples of mudejar architecture.

• The Torre del Orro (or the Gold Tower) is a military watchtower built by the Berbers during the Almohad dynasty in order to control access to Seville through the Guadalquivir river. It served as a prison during the middle ages and was also used as a secure enclosure to protect precious metals which were periodically brought by the fleet of the Indies.

Staying in Seville is expensive and it can be a challenge to find Cheap Hotels in Seville Spain. Luckily, otel.com has special offers on over 98 hotels in Seville alone, which allows you to book Seville Hotels for a lot less than its original price. Browse otel.com and choose the perfect Hotels in Seville that suits your budget and your accommodation preferences. One such hotel is the Alcora Hotel, which is a 4-star hotel, located conveniently near Seville's city center.

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