Triana (Sevilla)

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Across the Guadalquivir from the old heart of Sevilla is Triana, the barrio of the city known for flamenco and for being a great place for a tapa and a glass of manzanilla. The streets closest to the river are impossibly narrow, with houses whitewashed and hung with pots of geraniums, or painted in the distinctive red paint of the city.

Across the Guadalquivir from the old heart of Sevilla is Triana, the barrio of the city known for flamenco and for being a great place for a tapa and a glass of manzanilla. The streets closest to the river are impossibly narrow, with houses whitewashed and hung with pots of geraniums, or painted in the distinctive red paint of the city.

The street signs, made from ceramic tiles are beautiful not only in themselves but also because of the names they spell out – Calle Rodrigo de Triana, Calle Purez, Calle Rocio.

written by kvboyle on 2008-09-29 in #world #locations #flamenco #sevilla #tapas #tiles #streets #spain

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  1. littlekoala
    littlekoala ·

    nice pictures!!!

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