Palacio de Mañara
Palace in Seville
The Palace of Mañara is a palatial house in an essentially Renaissance style, in Seville, Spain.
What to see at the Palace of Mañara?
The entrance door it is flanked by two Tuscan columns, whose pedestals are decorated with reliefs bearing a coat of arms.
The surviving pictorial decoration on the façade, discovered during the most recent restoration, has elements of a number of types: the pilasters are decorated with imitation ashlars. The rest of the building is built with with brick.
The interior has a typical Sevillian courtyard with a fountain.
The History of the Palacio de Mañara
It was built in the 15th century over Islamic ruins. The façade of the Palace of Mañara dates back to 1540. It was changed into a Mudejar House and then adapted to the Renaissance style. The wealth of the Golden Age of Seville is noticeable in its marbles, fountain, majestic stairs and decoration.
Birthplace of Miguel de Mañara
The palace was the birthplace of the illustrious philanthropist Miguel de Mañara who was the promoter and benefactor of the Brotherhood and Hospital of La Caridad.
Where is Palacio de Mañara Located?
It is located in the center of what used to be the Moorish and old Jewish quarter of Seville. This included the area between the Alcázar fortress and the vicinity of the Carmona Gateway.
Visiting Palacio de Mañara
Tuesday and Thursday (except holidaya): 11:00 hrs. Free guided tour. Reservation required.