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Torre Giralda

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Address: Plaza del Triunfo, Seville, Spain
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+34 954 21 49 71
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
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This lovely structure was originally built as a minaret for a mosque,...

This lovely structure was originally built as a minaret for a mosque, although it has since been converted into a bell tower.

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Hike up Giralda Tower

You enter tower from inside Cathedral but you must buy combined ticket €9. I counted 340 paces to the top, there are windows where you can step in & admire view & catch your... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You enter tower from inside Cathedral but you must buy combined ticket €9. I counted 340 paces to the top, there are windows where you can step in & admire view & catch your breath. Views from top stunning, bring a bottle of water. It was busy in February so I'd say it's manic high season.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Savour beautiful views of Sevilla from the top of La Giralda. The climb to the top is gradual as it has a ramp and not stairs. There is ample space for movement. It has big old bells at the top.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing views. Not good if you don't like walking A slow walk all the way to the top I think there are 28 floors the slopes are not very steep but takes a good ten minutes to get to the top. Great for photos of the city. Highly recommended. Steve UK

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a steady gradient ramp of 34 flights to the top where there are a dozen steps. It's worth it for the 360 view and sight of the cathedral roof. If you can, time it for the hourly bell - there's only one or so and not deafening, just atmospheric. On the way up, to catch your breath, there are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We climbed the 36 stories via a ramp to the top of the tower. Easy walk up with plenty of stopping places. Fabulous views from the top. Go early morning g to avoid queues if you want to combine with a visit to the csthedral

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Go from 2pm as the tours had left and were on their way to lunch. What a climb but worth it. On some of the slopes they have converted spaces into mini museums which give you a rest, also various windows have recessed areas to stop. parents used their push chairs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a highlight of our time in Seville - it was great fun climbing up the 36 ramps (made for horses to run up the tower) to the top. Along the way, they have cleverly and strategically placed artifacts to see....this means that the interested (or the weary) can stop and see elements of the original tower and also... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Climbing 330 feet up isn't as bad as it sounds as the ramps (originally used by horsemen to get to the top for the five-time daily call to prayer for Muslims) make the climb gradual. The 360 degree view is worth every step. Be careful to cover your ears when the numerous bells toll. Deafening!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A mix of Christian and Moslem, the minaret serving as the bell tower of Seville Cathedral. Catch the view of the bell tower at sunset from across the terrace of Hotel Eme.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of the Cathedral do go up - apart from c20 steps at the end it's ramps all the way up so easy to do. View from the top is worth the effort.

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