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The architect of Seville

08 May 2023

<p><img alt="" height="480" src="/sites/default/files/image0_9_1.jpeg" title="Aníbal González" width="640" />He is known as ‘the architect of Seville’. Aníbal González has done so many things for Seville, some so important, that he has more than earned his nickname. Anyone who visits Seville does not escape these buildings. Some of them will come to Seville specially for his buildings. Aníbal González was born in Seville in 1876 and studied architecture in Madrid. He went through several stages in his life, between 1909 and 1920 he focused mainly on history and neo-mudejar. It was the main reference of local architecture; brick, wrought iron and tiles. Aníbal González processed these elements into geometric forms that made a distinctive signature that was easy to distinguish. His work is so extensive that it seems infinite. Walking through Seville is walking through the work of Aníbal González. Aníbal González was the leading architect of the 1929 Ibero-American exhibition in Seville. An event that has changed the whole city. When you go to the Parque de María Luisa you will encounter the following typical buildings of Aníbal González: Plaza de España, this is for many the most beautiful building in Seville, a symbol for the city. Today is the main building for the government of Andalusia. El Pabellón Mudéjar, a postcard building. During the exhibition it was the pavilion for ancient art and nowadays it is a museum of Popular Arts and Traditions of Seville El Pabellón de Bellas Artes, Reneissance Palace. Although the neo-plateresque style is completely different, it is the work of Aníbal González. Today, this is the Archaeological Museum of Seville. Do you want to see these structures by Aníbal González and find out more about them? Take a bike tour with us! During our Daily Tour we pass several buildings of Aníbal González.</p>