The Metropol Parasol is the largest wooden structure in the world. It has dimensions of 150 m (490 ft) long, 70 m (230 ft) wide and an approximate height of 26 (85 ft) meters.
The Metropol Parasol, or Las Setas de Sevilla, is a waffle-type crisscrossed wooden structure, built between 2005 and 2011 by the German architect Jürgen Mayer. The wood used was birch, imported from Finland, because of its excellent quality.
Planning to travel to Seville soon? In this article, you will find useful information about the Metropol Parasol: from opening hours to entry fee, and more.
Where is the Metropol Parasol?
The structure is located at Plaza de la Encarnación, in Seville, Spain.
Address: Plaza de la Encarnación, 14, 1ºB, 41003 Seville
Coordinates: 37° 23′ 35.484” N, 5° 59′ 28.788” W
Altitude: 14 m/ 45 ft
Phone: +34 954 561 512
Opening hours & Admission prices
Sunday to Thursday: 9.30–23.00
Friday to Saturday: 9.30–23.30
General rate: 5 €
Free admission: born or residents in the city of Seville.
Visiting the Metropol Parasol
It is hard to understand the motivation to build the Metropol Parasol – such an unusual structure – in the middle of older buildings, but in any case, it is one of the coolest things to see in Seville. Well worth paying to go to the top. The view is amazing, especially as the sun sets down and night overpowers day.
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Have you been to Seville? Have you visited Metropol Parasol? Feel free to post a comment below.