Blog

The Pavilion of Cuba, A Representative Sample of the 1929 Expo in Seville

The Pavilion of Cuba, A Representative Sample of the 1929 Expo in Seville

 

The Expo of 29 left behind many buildings of great historical and architectural value in Seville. One of the most representative is the Cuba Pavilion.
 
The Heliopolis neighbourhood and Avenida de la Palmera, next to its surroundings, were the places chosen to host the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929.
In fact, the Heliopolis neighbourhood is a result of this planning.
 
One of the most characteristic buildings left by the 29th Expo is the Cuba Pavilion. The colonial air that its balconies transmit with dark brown Salomonic or spiral columns are astounding.
 

 

 

 

The Cuba Pavilion was not one of the first buildings in the planning. At the beginning of the century, Spain and Cuba had a tense relationship due to Cuba’s recent independence in 1898. Therefore, when Spain invited Cuba, the Cubans were reluctant to go, but a few years later they confirmed their attendance.
 
The building was designed by Cuban architects Evelio Govantes and Félix Cabarrocas. They shaped the colonial influence in the absence of a typical national architecture. The building is abounding with wooden finishes on its balconies, lanterns, stairs, and elaborate coffered ceilings.

The Pavilion of Cuba is currently in a good state of conservation. Today it is the headquarters of the Andalusian Agency for International Cooperation for Development (not open to the general public). Although it cannot be visited, it is possible to appreciate the building from the Avenue, while enjoying a relaxing walk from our charming hotel in Seville.

 

 

 

Plans in Seville: from April to June 2018
Let yourself be conquered by the Heliopolis neighb...

Related Posts

 

Comments

No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Guest
Tuesday, 26 October 2021

By accepting you will be accessing a service provided by a third-party external to https://www.hotelholos.com/

Wait a minute, while we are rendering the calendar

Tags

charming hotel in Seville rest architecture La Puebla del Río desfile Cádiz literatura carnavales Palais de Dueñas deporte services history museo etnográfico planes en Sevilla bike rental La Peste business trip planes en sevilla terrasse planning cultural events bird watching Galia Puerto Valley of the Birds Andalousie shooting 1929 Expo Cirque du Soleil Museo de Artes y Costumbres turismo de negocios mercados spring 2018 relax Game of Thrones repos bâtiments Héliopolis hôtel bicicletas experiences Expo del 29 planes agenda cultural negocios arquitectura regionalista The Plague work and touring velós tourism Centro Exposición Iberoamericana de 1929 lugares con encanto escapadas hotel con encanto turismo belenes arquitectura indígena bike rental bikes théâtre Navidad carrera filmed estadio Benito Villamarín R&R historia hotel in Seville alumbrados ajoutés solarium arquitectura Acuario de Sevilla center servicios añadidos palace Sevilla charming hotel Pabellón de Cuba plein air maratón hotels in Seville hoteles planes de ocio arte en Sevilla cultura arquitectura colonial negocios en sevilla pavillon de Cuba Cañada de los Pájaros moda flamenca Pabellón de México La peste series Andalusia hoteles en Sevilla plans in Seville viajar con mascotas arquitectura andaluza l'Expo de 29 tourisme El Falla en Sevilla tournage hotels planes con niños Heliópolis Hotel Boutique set cigogne noire boutique hotel tendencias ruta voyages experiencias charming flamingo Loyola University of Andalusia admisión de mascotas opéra show museos HBO divulgación rodaje Séville Reina Mercedes pasarela gastronomía Palacio ciencia monumentos la Casa de Luca de Tena série viajes recuerdos Cuba Pavilion paseo Aníbal González viajar con gatos flamant viajar con perros paseo por Sevilla Sevilla cultural culture centre observation des oiseaux relaxation activities plans ocio Huelva
 
 
Holos Boutique Hotel, a unique space for tranquil rest in Seville.
Registry number: SE-62.221
 

 

Subscribe to our blog!