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history in the military watchtower’s maritime museum, which contains fossilized marine debris, compasses, old charts, historical documents, a 16th-century cannon, anchors, and flags.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.
Torre del Oro reviews
Torre del Oro is an interesting tower along the river in Seville. My wife and I arrived late in the afternoon so we didn’t have time to tour the tower. It has a Moorish looking design. more »
This 12 sided dodecagonal tower was built during the Moorish rule to protect entry to the city via the river. This was done by lifting a chain which stretched to a tower, now destroyed, on the... more »
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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