Casa de Pilatos

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LocationPlaza de Pilatos, 1, Sevilla (see map)
Telephone954 225 298
Opening hoursMon-Sun 9:00-19:00
Admission fee5 Euros (Ground Floor) or 8 Euros (Complete)
Official website

The Casa de Pilatos is located next to the Plaza de Pilatos. The building is mainly from the 16th century and a mixture of Italian Renaissance and Spanish Mudéjar style. It is regarded as a "prototype" of an Andalusian palace.

Main entrance to Casa de Pilatos

Once the owner of the building, the Marquis of Tarifa, came back from a journey to Jerusalem, he made some reforms on his palace. Since then, the building was commonly called the "House of Pilate".
Today it is the residence of the dukes of Medinaceli.

Enter through its large Marble Portal, which was carried out in 1529 by the Italian artist Antonio de Aprile.

Plaza de Pilatos with Zurbarán statue

Across the arcaded Apeadero (carriage yard), find the Main Patio, decorated with sculptures of Roman emperors and statues of the Greek mythology.

Main Patio

The Main Patio opens to two lovely Gardens.
A tiled stairway leads to the apartments on the upper floor.



The Casa de Pilatos is located next to the Plaza de Pilatos, between the Santa Cruz and Macarena neigborhoods, and the commercial center.

See the monument on interactive map

On to visit another example of Renaissance architecture in Seville: the Town Hall.

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