The Tower of Gold
Paseo de Colón, 12

Schedule: Of Tuesday to Friday of 10:00 to 14:00 Saturday, Sundays and Festive of 11:00 to 14:00 Closed Monday

The Tower of Gold (Torre del Oro) stands as a silent witness to historicalhappenings in Seville, the Triana quarter and the River Guadalquivir.


Builtin the 13th century as part of the Almohad defence system, this flankingtower is comprised of a main stage, which is dodecagonal in shape, an inter-mediate hexagonal stage, and a circular top stage, which was added in the18th century. The tower houses the Naval Museum, which contains impor-tant graphic and written exhibits relating to the city's nautical history.