Torre del Oro, Seville

3.8
Built by the Almohad dynasty to protect the city from invading forces, Torre del Oro looms over the entrance to the city along the Guadalquivir River. Learn about Sevilla’s naval history in the military watchtower’s maritime museum, which contains fossilized marine debris, compasses, old charts, historical documents, a 16th-century cannon, anchors, and flags. The top of the tower also offers outstanding views of the city and river. Arrange to visit Torre del Oro and other attractions in Seville using our Seville trip planner.
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  • This is a cool looking building....that you walk by. It has great hisitoric significance, having been used to protect the city. Great photo op, and located not that far from the spot that Megellan...  more »
  • There's quite a lot to see in what seems such a small space, but, it goes up - you get a nice view at the top of the tower. A lot of Naval history to see - well laid out. Very cheap to get in - if.....  more »
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  • A few steps to get to the top but great views. Easy to find down by the river. 21 bus from railway station stops right outside. Lovely river to walk along. Great restaurants. Well worth a visit.
  • Good price for the view and an exhibition inside. It's worth the effort, but the top of the tower is interdict so you can only reach the level below. But for the price I would recommend it.
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