21 October 2010
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As mentioned in our Seville “Tourist attractions for dummies”, this enchanting city has a rich cultural heritage and varied historical past after being conquered by the Romans, the Moors, and the Greeks, amongst others. This is demonstrated in what has been left behind, and in the way that the architecture has been influenced down to the fragments of roman ruins dotted around the city, which are casually located on main roads in the middle of the typical Sevillian districts that characterise this charming Spanish city, an indication of the city’s imperial past. An example includes the stunning roman aqueducts located on Calle de Luis Montoto (near the El Prado bus station) which are no longer complete as they fell victim to the urbanisation of the city, however there are other less well-known and even more stunning evidence that the Romans once conquered Seville, which comprises the old Roman city, Italica. more ...