Plaza de España – A Timeless Square in Sevilla

Plaza de España in Sevilla is a beautiful, timeless square that no tourists or visitors would dare skip seeing. It’s not just a sight to behold but also an architectural wonder that speaks volume of the city’s past glory.

These photos will prove that Plaza de Espana is a must-see attraction you’d never regret seeing.

Plaza de España was built for the 1929 World Expo which Sevilla played a gracious host.

Plaza de España in Sevilla is a Timeless Square in Sevilla.
Plaza de España is a Timeless Square in Sevilla.

It showcased the elements that the city was known for: bricks, wrought iron and ceramics.

Plaza de España in Sevilla is a Timeless Square in Spain
Plaza de España is a Timeless Square in Sevilla.

That’s why, the foremost must-see part of this grand building is the ceramic tiles outside.

Plaza de España in Sevilla is a Timeless Square in Spain.
Plaza de España is a Timeless Square in Sevilla.

These ceramic tiles depict important historical events that happened in each province in Spain.

Plaza de España in Sevilla is the most beautiful square in Spain.
This is, perhaps, Spain’s most beautiful square!

The architectural style is a mix of Renaissance and Moorish.

Plaza de España in Sevilla is the most beautiful square in Spain.
This is, perhaps, Spain’s most beautiful square!

Plaza de España is built in a semi-circle form with a diameter of 200 meters.

Plaza de España in Sevilla is the most beautiful square in Spain.
This is, perhaps, Spain’s most beautiful square!

It is the size of five football pitches.

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Plaza de Espana is a Timeless Square in Sevilla.

On both ends, the towers stood like it never aged.

Things to do in Sevilla
Plaza Espana is a Timeless Square in Sevilla.

Between these towers are the galleries / rooms where some of them are open to the public.

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What a beautiful Square in Sevilla

There’s a fountain in the centre of the plaza.

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This is, perhaps, Spain’s most beautiful square!

You can go boating on the river, too.

Things to do in Sevilla Spain
This is, perhaps, Spain’s most beautiful square!

There are four bridges that stand for the ancient kingdoms of Spain: Leon, Navarre, Aragon and Castille.

Things to do in Sevilla Spain
This is, perhaps, Spain’s most beautiful square!

If you’re a Star Wars fan, Plaza de Espana might look familiar to you.

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This is, perhaps, Spain’s most beautiful square!

This is Planet Naboo in the Episode 2 of Star Wars’ Attack of the Clones.

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This is, perhaps, Spain’s most beautiful square!

It is of course digitally enhanced but even a non-fan of the movie can see the huge similarities. (See the video clip here.)

Hostel Hotel in Sevilla Spain
Spain Plaza is a Timeless Square in Sevilla.

Have you seen Lawrence of Arabia? The main gate (below) is very conspicuous in the film. (See the video clip here.)

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This is, perhaps, Spain’s most beautiful square!

After discovering the plaza, explore the nearby Maria Luisa Park, sit on one of the benches under the shades and relax.

Hostel Hotel in Sevilla Spain
This is, perhaps, Spain’s most beautiful square!

HOSTEL IN SEVILLA

I stayed at Oasis Backpackers Palace Hostel, one of the best hostels I’ve ever been to. It’s a fun hostel with a rooftop overlooking part of the city – and a jacuzzi! The rooms are clean and the beds are comfortable. The staff is extra nice, too. Read my review here.

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