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Metropol Parasol, Seville

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The largest wooden structure in the world, Metropol Parasol stands 150 by 70 m (490 ft by 230 ft) over La Encarnación Square. Organized on four levels, the mushroom-like structure houses four different sites. View the Moorish and Roman remains on the lower level and the central market on the first level, for example. Panoramic terraces overlook the city on the second and third levels. This attraction is commonly known as the "Encarnación's mushrooms" due to its distinctive shape. Work out when and for how long to visit Metropol Parasol and other Seville attractions using our handy Seville tourist route planner.
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  • It is amazing! After me I don't like at all. However the next shaded place is very nice.
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  • Beautiful spectacle of the city thanks to the clearness of the sky. I was lucky to see this attraction at sunset.
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  • This architectural monument out of the ordinary, built recently, is located on the Plaza of the Encarnación in Seville. It is a wooden structure with a height of 28 m consisting of 6 pillars interlinked umbrellas, this monument covers this place located in the heart of the Andalusian capital. It is possible to access a public walk at the top of the monument and enjoy an exceptional view at 360 ° of the city of Seville. In the same place is also an archaeological museum as well as a beautiful market covered.
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  • Really impressed. Get to the top by lift from level -1, which you reach from going down steps from street level. Real bargain at €3, which includes a drink (beer, wine, soft drink) at top. Good views. Also, the guide books underplay the museum of Roman/Visigoth ruins under the structure (level -1). Really worth a visit and well presented. We also had a glass of wine and tapas in the market cafe, which we found very good and, like everything else, was very cheap.
  • This ultra modern display fits nicely into the landscape of Seville among all the moorish and Gothic structures. A beautiful all wood structure has terrific views of the entire city and a few restaurants on the top as well. Only costs a few Euros to take the elevator to the top. Well worth it.
  • Good museum. Artifacts exhibited nicely. The "Umbrellas" or the "Mushrooms" are quite nice too.
  • Sevilla is a century old city. This is a piece of modern art and architecture in the middle of the town. It's pretty but feels out of place and a bit forced. There are so many things to see in this city that this would seem... underwhelming.
  • A very interesting object with wonderful views. Entry costs a small fee, but it's worth it. The line was moving fast, we waited 15 min (although everyone had the same idea to watch the sunset from the rooftop). Check it out!