SECRETS OF MARÍA LUISA PARK AND PLAZA DE ESPAÑA
María Luisa Park is the first urban park in Seville and one of the most important green spots in the city. In its origin, belonged to the private gardens
of the Infanta María Luisa Fernanda, who donated it to the city of Seville in 1914. Some years after, would become an Asset of Cultural Interest in the category of Historic Garden. Within it, there is the Plaza de España, built by Aníbal González for the Ibero-American Exhibition of 1929. It is the largest architectural element built for the event. This square, with semi elliptical shape, symbolizes the embrace of the ancient American territories. And your position, looking towards the river, represents that interest in following the path to America.
The route includes immersion in the María Luisa Park to see the Ibero-American Exhibition of 1929. The guide will explain the natural and architectural meaning of the different spaces and will discover the secrets and curiosities that go unnoticed by passers-by. And it will give a review of the life of the illustrious Sevillians and the 20th century history of the Andalusian capital. To end the route with a visit to Plaza de España and Plaza de América, trying to understand the work designed by Forestier and Aníbal González from Mount Gurugú to the Estanque de Los Lotos, where the tour will be finished.
It includes: Guide.
Duration: 2 hours approximately.
Departure: 11:00 hours approximately