Seville Shipyard

Seville, Spain

The Seville Shipyard (Atarazanas) is a medieval shipyard. It was operative between the 13th and 15th centuries, and are built in Gothic style.

They were specialized in the construction of galleys, which played an important role in the struggles for the control of the Strait of Gibraltar, as well as in the Castilian participation in the Hundred Years' War. The complex consisted of a building with seventeen naves next to a large sandy area that reached to the edge of the Guadalquivir River.

Throughout its history, the building of the Royal Shipyard has undergone important transformations. At present, only seven of the seventeen original naves remain standing.

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    0uygar (13 months ago)
    Closed, no sign
    Mahmood Razeghian (20 months ago)
    It's the: shipyard: in Spanish. An interesting building which has been used as a shipyard in medieval times. It's constructed in 13th or 14th century in the town of Seville.
    Ivana Sanchez (2 years ago)
    Lleva 10 años cerrados. No se puede visitar
    Marita Sanchez Dominguez (2 years ago)
    Una joya. Si echo en falta un poco de más promoción del sitio dentro de la sevilla turistica
    Faust Garcia (3 years ago)
    A must go if u get the chance
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