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t The tree- and café-lined Calle Mateos Gago, leading to La Giralda

Experience Seville

Seville was one of the first Spanish cities to fall to the Moors. It became part of the Caliphate of Córdoba in AD 712 after the Moorish Abbadid dynasty had defeated Roderic, the Visigothic king known as “the last king of the Goths”, at the Battle of Guadalete. As part of this affluent Islamic taifa (state), the city became a centre of chivalric pursuits, such as poetry, with its last ...

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