How to visit the Palacio de las Dueñas in Seville

Also known simply as Palacio de Dueñas, this pretty palace in the center of Seville has become a major tourist attraction in recent years.

It is a building that belongs to the House of Alba built in the fifteenth century and is famous for having been the residence of the Duchess of Alba, recently deceased. Antonio Machado was also born in the building in 1875.

If you want to visit the Palacio de Dueñas, here we tell you how to do it and what to see.

Visit the Dueñas Palace

Seville - Dueñas PalaceThe Palacio de las Dueñas is made up of several courtyards and buildings in Gothic, Mudejar and Renaissance styles, and is considered one of the best palaces to visit in Seville. Some parts of the building, thanks above all to its Andalusian patios, are reminiscent of the Casa de Pilatos.

The interior of the Palacio de las Dueñas is an authentic set of architectural wonders, among which we can highlight the Mudejar arches from the 15th century, the arch of the main entrance where the coat of arms of the Duchy of Alba is found in a tile from the 17th century, or the staircase main, where you can admire paintings of the Empress Eugenia de Montijo or Napoleon III.

Nor should you miss the different rooms that make up the visitable part of the palace, such as the Ballrooms, with rich decoration and works of art, something that we can see throughout the palace in the form of paintings, tapestries, sculptures, remains archaeological and even photographs.

Among the patios that we can find in the Palacio de Dueñas, we must highlight the one at the entrance and the main one in which we can find cypress, lemon and orange trees without forgetting the Patio de los Limones or the Patio del Aceite.

You can find more information on the official website of the Palacio de las Dueñas.

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