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Game of Thrones Season 7 to film in Andalucia again

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

The Alcazar as seen in Game of Thrones - the palace of Prince Doran, ruler of the Kingdom of Dorne. (Photo: HBO) For the third season running, HBO's globally successful, multi-award-winning fantasy drama series Game of Thrones will be filmed in Andalucia. Season seven will be shot in various locations around the ...

Atararazanas project approved

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

After many years of prevarication, consultation and administrative wrangling, the Royal Shipyards of Seville, which date from Alfonso the Wise's reign in the 13th century, are finally going to be restored and converted into a cultural centre. The 25-million-euro project, presented by Fundacion La Caixa and Fundacion CajaSol, was approved by the ...

Great news for Seville’s medieval heritage!

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_9991" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption="The Atarazanas in Seville, Royal Shipyards dating from the 13th century, will be turned into a cultural centre. The mighty brick pillars may be excavated as part of the new project - more than half their height is buried underground."] [/caption] A few months ago, I posted ...

A bitter blow for the Atarazanas of Seville

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

[caption id="attachment_8880" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption="The Atarazanas of Seville - the Royal Shipyards: their future is now in doubt."][/caption] Every city has its well-known sites - in the case of Seville, the Giralda, Cathedral, Alcazar, Plaza de España - and its less-visited monuments. One of my favourites of these, here in Seville, ...