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Triana

About Triana

ONCE home to sailors, potters, Flamenco dancers and bull-fighters, Triana’s rich history is as colourful as its buildings which light up the river bank on its iconic Calle Betis.

The barrio was once known as an arrabal, the name given to areas separated from the centre of Sevilla. And many in the town still see themselves as strictly trianero and distinct from the rest of the Sevillanos, often referring to the neighbourhood as the Independent Republic of Triana.

Believed to have been founded by a Roman colony under emperor Trajan, it is entered by crossing the Isabel II bridge, a landmark in itself.

It’s home to a traditional pottery and tile industry – with a museum paying homage to the crafts – vibrant flamenco festivals and hugely popular markets and festivals. Whether it’s enjoying a rooftop lunch with stunning views, enjoying a riverside walk or taking in the many cultural sites, a trip to Triana is a must when in Sevilla.

WHERE TO EAT: In the Triana neighbourhood of Sevilla

SEVILLA really is a foodie’s paradise, and the ancient Triana does not let the side down.  It may have its own distinct personality, but this fiesty barrio’s restaurants deliver knockout Andalucian cuisine.  From humble tapas haunts to fine dining, below are the hottest eating spots in...

WHAT TO SEE: In the Triana neighbourhood of Spain’s Sevilla

IT'S one of the city's most distinctive and historic barrios and is unsurprisingly packed with sites to keep you busy.  From its iconic pastel exterior to its medieval remnants and holy shrines, no trip to Sevilla can be complete without a day in Triana. Below we...

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