Metropol Parasol, Seville

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. Plan to visit Metropol Parasol during your Seville vacation using our convenient Seville attractions app .
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  • Arrive in the square completely covered by this modern wooden structure over 30 meters makes a strange impression, but once climbed to the top and walk on the runway with a view of the whole city is really amazing. In my opinion deserves waste some time.
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  • it's a special construction. When you are in Sevilla you have to visit this place. Nice view over the town.  more »
  • At the opening of a small shopping street, you come across a small square with beautiful trees and this timber over 20ms construction snaking over a large space to share. The view at the top on the roofs of Seville is not to be missed, especially since many explanatory panels help to navigate through the profusion of spires that stand!
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  • Overall, this is a worthwhile experience to visit in Seville. Walking around the Metropol Parasol is free, but for 3€, you can take an elevator to the top and see the entire city. The ticket includes a free drink at a nearby bar and a postcard. If breath-taking and romantic views are your thing, don't miss out here. I was traveling on a business trip and this was a great way for us to wind down on one of the evenings. We went close to sunset, which made for a spectacular view. From the top, you can walk across almost all of the monument. There are stairs that lead to the highest point, where you can see all of Seville in one spectacular view. I appreciated the free drink and postcard included with the ticket. Don't be deceived about the drink, though – there is a bar at the top, but the free drink is not for this bar, it's a nearby bar on the ground. But still, for what you're getting for 3€, I can't complain. When I return to Seville, I'll go back here to get another glimpse from the top. It's incredibly romantic if you're traveling with a partner.
  • It's a must visit (especially if you're into architecture)! Entrance is very reasonable, when I was there we got 1 euro discount for drink up there and free post card when I got out. I'm not sure why it's not as popular as other attraction, but hey it's a good news! We can spend time as long as we want and they got an accessible arrangement for wheelchair by elevator and ramps at the viewpoint. The minus might be they don't have English translation for the storyboards. I also recommend to visit the new market in the lower ground before or after you got enough of Seville from above.
  • We probably spent more time in the queue than walking around Metropol Parasol. The views are nice but once you've gone around the loop there's nothing else to see. You do get a free drink in the café which is nice if you want to relax and take in the views. You also get a free postcard with your ticket at the end in the gift shop downstairs (beside the ticket office). Overall its nice to see but no need to go out of your way if you have limited time, there's many other beautiful places to see in the city.
  • Honeybee structured building in the center of Seville. I'm not sure what its functionality is or who built it, all I know is that it looks pretty cool. You should be able to walk on top of it, but it was closed when we were there, though that was probably because of the pouring rain
  • Very ecclectic design. The largest wood structure in Spain. Many of the locals have mixed feelings about it, but you can't argue about it's authenticity. We like it.
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