Sevilla travel guide


Sevilla Travel Guide

The Alamillo Park

The Alamillo Park is one of the most important tourist attractions in Sevilla for its spectacular Mediterranean vegetation. This natural park possesses 47 hectares of green vegetation and two stunning artificial lakes. When visiting the place, people can experience an ecological journey because the park is home to many animals such as birds, reptiles and small mammals. It was inaugurated in 1992 as a part of the Universal Exhibition/exposition of Sevilla. The park is located north of the Isla de la Cartuja.

The Alamillo Park The vegetation is quite varied thanks to trees such as pine, oak, and poplar being the orange tree the most special because of its memorable fragrance in springtime. The Lago Chico (Small Lake) and Lago Grande (Big Lake) are the two most beautiful artificial lakes in this site. The park has also recreational facilities where people can relax and have fun at the same time. The Park of Alamillo celebrates its anniversary each October 12th. In this day, local people organized many interesting activities in the area.

In summers, the park receives thousands of people from different parts of the world because an important cultural activity called summertimes Alamillo takes place in the area through July and August. In this cultural event, people can enjoy flamenco performances, music concerts and other cultural activities.

The Alamillo Bridge is a modern structure that contrasts with the nature of the park. The construction of the bridge started in 1989 and was completed in 1992. This amazing bridge represents the development of the city and connects the town with the Cartuja Island. The Alamillo Bridge has a similar design to that of the Calatravas Sundial Bridge in California and the Chords Bridge in Jerusalem.

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