The Metropol Parasol is a multipurpose complex that is situated in the Spanish city of Seville. The complex is well known due to its architecture, designed by German architect Jurgen Mayer and completed in 2011 the complex is claimed to be the largest wooden structure in the world. The structure consists of six mushroom shaped parasols. The complex has a museum, restaurant, event space and observation decks. It is worth visiting for its wooden architecture alone.
The complex is located in the centre of Seville. If travelling by bus, take either the 27 or 32. If using the metro system use the T1, stopping at ‘Plaza Nueva’. The complex is not too far away from a lot of the main sights in Seville so walking should be considered.
Opening Times and Admission
Different areas of the complex are open at different times and cost different amounts to enter. The museum has an entry fee of 2 euros and is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10am-8pm. The viewing platform operates on the same days but is open from 10am-11pm and cost 3 euros.