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This is the present seat of the Presidency of the Andalusian Regional Government. It was built in the 17th and 18th centuries in Baroque style, as a naval training academy. The façade is one of the most beautiful examples of churrigueresco art. The site has rectangular shape and two stories, with corner towers similar to pavilions, central courtyard and chapel. On becoming the residence of the Dukes of Montpensier, this palace was subjected to a large renovation which resulted in the construction of the northern façade which was dedicated to a series of respected Sevillians by means of sculptures of natural size, crafted by Romantic Antonio Susillo. The palace was transfered to the Church to be the seminary.
A previous telephonic appointment is needed to visit the building.

Esta es la actual sede de la Presidencia de la Junta de Andalucía (Gobierno Regional de Andalucía). Fue construido en los siglos XVII y XVIII en estilo barroco para academia de entrenamiento naval. La fachada es uno de los más bellos ejemplos de arte churrigueresco. Pasando a ser la residencia de los Duques de Montpensier el palacio se sometió a importantes reformas que resultaron en la construcción de la fachada norte, que se dedicó a una serie de sevillanos respetados a través de una serie de esculturas a tamaño natural, esculpidas por el romántico Antonio Susillo. El palacio fue donado a la Iglesia para ser seminario.
Se necesita cita previa telefónica para visitar el edificio

Address: Av. de Roma s/n
Directions: Between the University and Guadalquivir River.

Entre la Universidad y el río Guadalquivir.

Phone: 95 503 55 00
Website: http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/cpre

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  • Updated Feb 17, 2006
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