Castillo de Alcalá de Guadaíra

Seville enchants

Theme

The brothers Serafín (1871-1938) and Joaquín (1873-1944) Álvarez Quintero were born in Utrera, where they lived their childhood years.

Through an interactive experience, this centre's content is dedicated to the world of the circus, with an exhibition of educational material that explores its history and different forms of expression. The visit includes innovative shows, where art, dance and theatre merge to interact with the public in a very entertaining way, ideal for families with children.

The El Postigo Municipal Crafts Market is an emblematic building located in the centre of Seville, next to the Arco del Postigo del Aceite, one of the most important gates of the twon and just a few metres away from the Cathedral and the Giralda. It is home to the unique El Postigo craft stalls.

The Science House Museum is located in the Peru Pavilion, a building owned by the Seville Town Council and temporarily given to the CSIC for the location of this dissemination centre. This is one of the historic buildings of the heritage complex inherited from the 1929 Ibero-American Exhibition, designed by Manuel Piqueras Cotolí.

The Tower of Gold is a 13th century defensive tower from which a thick chain extended to the other side of the river to cut off enemy ships.

Since 1998, the cultural managers Rosana de Aza and Olinto de la Obra, forerunners in the promotion and dissemination of the artistic and cultural heritage of Al-Andalus, have been working to encourage the history of the most traditional flamenco and to promote the folkloric tradition of Andalusia, a World Heritage Site.

La Casa de la Guitarra is a Flamenco Cultural Centre located in an 18th century house in the heart of the Barrio de Santa Cruz (former Jewish quarter), a few steps away from the Cathedral. It is run by José Luis Postigo, a famous artist and guitarist who has won two national flamenco guitar awards (Córdoba National Prize and Jerez de la Frontera National Prize of the Chair of Flamencology).