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Casa de Pilatos Seville

Sevilla Casa de Pilatos

Visit Casa de Pilatos in Seville? All information about this 16th century palace at Plaza de Pilatos, an attraction of Seville.

Visit Casa de Pilatos in Seville

Info Casa de Pilatos Sevilla

Address Pl. de Pilatos, 1 Seville
Tickets
  • Full visits of casas: € 10 (guide or English audio guide included)
  • Ground floor only: € 8
  • Free admission for EU residents, on Wednesday from 3 to 6 pm (upon presentation of the identity card)
Opening hours Open every day:
Winter (November to March): 9:00 to 18:00
Summer (April to October): 9:00 to 19:00
Website www.fundacionmedinaceli.org

Palace on the Plaza de Pilatos

The palace of Casa de Pilatos is located in the Plaza de Pilatos in the district of Santa Cruz in Seville. the Casa de Pilatos was built in the 16th century by order of Don Pedro Enriquez and later by his son Fadrique Enriques de Ribera. This is the most beautiful palace in Seville, after the Alcazar of course, and it is one of the most best-preserved buildings from the 16th century. The "House of Pilatos" is named after the house of Pontius Pilate, which they tried to emulate, and by whom Fadrique Enriques de Ribera was inspired during his pilgrimage to Jerusalem.

Architectural styles of Casa de Pilatos

Different styles were combined in the construction of this palace, such as Gothic, Mudéjar and Italian Renaissance styles. The Casa de Pilatos has a beautifully decorated patio with a well and fountain. As you walk through the arches of the patio, you will see 24 busts of Roman emperors and Greek gods. In addition, the palace has many marble columns and floors, long corridors, ceiling paintings, large wooden doors, mudéjar tiles (Azulejos), chapels and especially a beautiful and colourful palace garden in Italian style.

Nowadays, this palace is still partly inhabited and is the residence of the 18th Duchess of Medinacelli and her family. Visit Casa de Pilatos and see how the aristocrats used to live.

Casa de PilatosPatio of Casa de Pilatos à Seville (iStock.com/TerryJLawrence)

Location of Casa de Pilatos in Seville

Nearby are also:

Cathedral de Sevilla
Alcazar palace Seville
Barrio de Santa Cruz Sevilla
Museo de baile flamenco sevilla

Cathedral & Giralda

Real Alcazar
District 'Santa Cruz'
Flamenco museum
alcazar seville