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Casa de Pilatos

Casa de Pilatos

The magnificent Casa de Pilatos, officially known as the Royal Ducal House of Medinaceli, is one of the most intriguing buildings in Seville. It was built in the early 16th century in an amalgam of Renaissance, Gothic and Mudejar styles.
The interior is splendid with detailed Mudejar decorations on the walls throughout. Some of the rooms, such as the Praetor's Room and Praetor's Study have elaborately decorated coffered ceilings.
A staircase, considered one of the most magnificent in all of Seville, connects the ground floor with the upper floor where you can find several furnitured rooms with pieces from the art collection of the Medinaceli. The upper floor however can only be visited on a guided tour.

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Zoltán Balogh24-Dec-2013 06:43
Oh wow...! V
Carol How24-Dec-2013 05:40
Such interesting architecture! V
Julie Oldfield22-Dec-2013 15:51
Wonderful image. Detail is very nice.
Greeney21-Dec-2013 00:34
Fascinating & colorful decorations, V!
bill friedlander20-Dec-2013 17:10
Amazing designs, patterns, and colors, and a great view to take it all in! V
Walter O. Koenig20-Dec-2013 16:12
Very nice interior shot. The tile work is amazing. "V"
janescottcumming20-Dec-2013 16:06
Such an array of intricate decoration. Fantastic! V
lucanton20-Dec-2013 15:42
la décoration d'intérieur en mosaïque est très belle. V
Richard Marcus20-Dec-2013 14:36
Wonderful capture of this ornate interior. Amazing mosaic work. Well done!
Jim Coffman20-Dec-2013 14:11
A very ornate interior! Nicely captured,Jose...
Mary Hamilton20-Dec-2013 13:59
Those walls are incredibly beautiful!
Neal Nye20-Dec-2013 12:04
A beautiful shot with that tricky lighting.
Tom LeRoy20-Dec-2013 10:01
Marvelous and complex, beautiful colors. V
René Gysi20-Dec-2013 09:50
A very nice staircase. Beautiful walls with these beautiful mosaics. V
Yvonne20-Dec-2013 06:23
What a magnificent display of mosaics and very interesting history! v
Helen Betts20-Dec-2013 06:21
Excellent detail you've captured in those intricately decorated walls! Light also is perfect. V.
Christy VB20-Dec-2013 05:51
Beautiful tile work! Nice composition in your photo.
Colin Dixon20-Dec-2013 05:50
Beautiful Jose V
Gerard Koehl20-Dec-2013 05:34
Cette cage d'escalier est magnifique. V
beingme20-Dec-2013 04:43
What a beautiful staircase! V
laine20-Dec-2013 04:28
The mosaic work is amazingly beautiful...the attention to detail is marvellous
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