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  2. Torre del Oro, the golden tower in Seville | Fascinating Spain

    Torre del Oro is a signature monument in the city of Seville.It stands on the left bank of the Guadalquivir, next to the bullring of Real Maestranza de Caballería.The tower was built in 1220 with the aim of guarding the city’s harbour and the entrance to the current old town.. Presently, Torre del Oro has become a symbol of the Andalusian capital city.

  3. Torre del Oro Reviews | U.S. News Travel

    The 12-sided Torre del Oro tower – situated on the edge of the Guadalquivir – was once linked by a large chain to its sister structure across the river to stop ships from sailing into the port ...

  4. The Tower of Gold | The inspiration behind myriad Seville stories

    On the left bank of the river Guadalquivir, close to the Maestranza bullring, stands the Torre del Oro [Tower of Gold], which has been casting its shimmering reflection onto the river since the thirteenth century. Originally a defensive watchtower built in 1220 on the orders of Seville’s Almohad governor Abù l-Ulà, it was one of the last ...

  5. Torre del Oro in Seville. Arabic-style monument |

    The symbol of Seville. It was given its name (“gold tower”) because it was originally covered in golden tiles. It forms part of the city walls, and stands on the banks of the river. It dates from the year 1220 and houses the Naval Museum, containing models, navigation charts, compasses and ancient documents.

  6. Torre del Oro Seville - Your Best Guide of Seville

    Ticket’s Prices Torre del Oro. The price of tickets for the Torre del Oro is economic and depends on the age of the tourists. Adults who visit the site will pay the price of the complete ticket, 3.00€, while children between 6 and 14 years, students, people over 65 and retired accredited must pay € 1.5.

  7. Moorish Architecture In Spain: The Top 20 Examples

    Torre del Oro – Seville, Andalusia. Photo by Anual from Wikimedia Commons. Just a short walk from the Cathedral of Seville, the Torre del Oro stands tall overlooking the Guadalquivir river below. The name Torre del Oro translates to ‘Tower of Gold’ in English. The tower has 12 sides and is made of a light-colored mixture of stone and mortar.

  8. Travelling on the Torre Oro train | ShowMeTheJourney

    Perks. The power sockets on this train are compatible with standard E.U. two point plugs. The same train is used for this Torre Oro service and some of the Alvia services in Spain. SMTJ presumes that the Spanish national rail operator Renfe has baulked at classifying this train as an Alvila services because it travels on high speed lines for ...

  9. La Torre del Oro - Oway Tours

    Partes de la Torre del Oro. La Torre del Oro está formada por tres cuerpos: un primer cuerpo, que se construyó entre 1220 y 1221; el segundo cuerpo fue mandado construir en el siglo XIV, mientras que el cuerpo superior se construyó en 1760 siendo, por tanto, un añadido del siglo XVIII.Su construcción se realizó en argamasa, y sus ángulos y basamento se reforzaron con sillería.

  10. A Torre del Oro é uma das construções mais emblemáticas da cidade e constitui uma visita imprescindível, tanto para conhecer a história da cidade e a sua relação com o rio, como para desfrutar das excelentes vistas que se obtêm da sua parte superior. Torre del Oro.

  11. Torre del Oro – Wikipedia

    Torre del Oro. Der Torre del Oro (deutsch: Goldturm) steht in Sevilla, der einstmals wichtigsten Hafenstadt Andalusiens. Es handelt sich um einen – vom Rest der eigentlichen Stadtmauer getrennt stehenden – militärischen Turm. Sein Name ist abgeleitet von einer nicht erhaltenen, möglicherweise vergoldeten [1] und nur oberhalb des ...