Learn Spanish in Sevilla, Spain
Sevilla (Seville in English) is located in the southeast of Spain and is the provincial capitol of Andalucía. Sevilla has more than 700,000 inhabitants, nearly half the population of the whole province. The city of Sevilla is located on the plain of the Guadalquivir River which crosses the city from north to south. The river can be navigated from Sevilla all the way to its on the Atlantic coast. The port of Sevilla played an important role in commerce between Spain and the Americas throughout history and remains today one of the most active river ports of the Iberian Peninsula.
In 1492 Sevilla played an important role in the discovery and conquest of America. The 17th century was a period of artistic splendor in Sevilla. Painters such as Velázquez, Murillo and Valdés Leal, and sculptors like Martínez Montañés were born in Sevilla and left behind important works. The city also assumed an important role in world literature and was the birthplace of the myth of Don Juan.
Be sure to try the tapas (or Spanish snacks)! The city is credited with the invention of the tapa and has more than a thousand bars where the choice of food, is virtually unlimited, from seafood to ham and sausage, from vegetable to cheese. The Sevillians (people from Sevilla) actually make a meal of them, moving from bar to bar trying one dish at a time.
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