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We had not planned to go here but we stumbled upon it as we drove past. A guard house in a previous... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
Unusual beautiful building

Stunning from the outside. I spotted it from a city sightseeing bus tour, Seville. Colours were... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Cambridge, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are coming from the river to the Maria Luisa park, you will pass by the Costurero de la Reina - a very small building that is cute to see, but nothing more.

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed 21 July 2018

We had not planned to go here but we stumbled upon it as we drove past. A guard house in a previous life although well kept and worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

This is a stunning and very unusual building formerly used as a guard house that I found purely by chance on my way to Maria Louisa park.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Stunning from the outside. I spotted it from a city sightseeing bus tour, Seville. Colours were interesting similar to Al Hambra Cordoba. Sadly it was closed when I visited. Amazing piece of architecture. Hint: check when it's open, worth a visit, good camera

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Janr20
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Costurero de la Reina or the Queens going box. There's a false legend that Queen Mercedes of Orléans spent her days in this building sewing and resting in the sun due to her delicate health. Nowadays, it houses a tourist information office. It's a pretty...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 5 October 2017

A lovely little building-it is the oldest building in Seville in the neomudéjar style. It was formerly a guard house and is now a tourist information office and sits close to the Maria Luisa Park.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

This is not just the Tourist Office (closed for siesta) , but also a historic building, the "Queen's sewing box". It was restored in 2007. It looks very cute from the outside, like a big cake. It was built as a guard house and is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Looks like a little trinket box. Striking pink stripes and Moorish style windows. Pretty place which is now a tourist information centre. A couple of orange trees around it. Take a few moments out just to have a look around a take a few photos.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Melsy1
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Built as part of the 1929 exhibition the Queen's Sewing House so named after a romantic tale of a queen who spent her time there sewing waiting for her lover. Built in the popular Mudejar style of the time.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 25 February 2016

This unique building was the sewing 'hideout' for a reclusive Spanish queen; now it houses a helpful, informative 'info. center' to help tourists visiting lovely Sevilla. Close to Maria Luisa Park.

Date of experience: February 2016
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