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A 12TH CENTURY HAMMAN

THE SPECTACULAR DISCOVERY IN SEVILLE:

If you are thinking of traveling to Andalusia, you can put this place on your route. In addition to enjoying a historic find, you can enjoy typical Spanish foods.

The spectacular discovery in Seville: A 12th century Hamman

Sometimes we believe that, with so much technological evolution, there are few things to discover in the world. But every day we are surprised by some novelties that come to light.
In this case, I am talking about an incredible discovery, a true architectural treasure that was hidden inside a restaurant in the heart of Seville. With the closure of business, the owner of the restaurant has decided to make a reform to improve the premises and prepare for better times.

Architectural treasure in Seville

As it turns out, by starting to break down walls and peel off layers of paint, the engineers have stumbled upon a true hidden treasure. The remains of an ancient Hammam dated from 1163.

With the grandeur of the discovery, archaeologists and historians from the University of Seville, together with those responsible for Andalusian heritage, began to restore it. And you will be able to see the result yourself if you come one day to the capital of Andalusia.

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The most original part of this discovery is where the Hamman is located. At the Giralda Bar, in the heart of the city.
Taking advantage of the closure of Rua Mateos Gago for works and with the beginning of the pandemic, the owners of the Giralda bar decided to carry out a renovation to improve the facilities. The big surprise was to find a fascinating Hamman, as the Arab baths are called, intact.

 

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The most original part of this discovery is where the Hamman is located. At the Giralda Bar, in the heart of the city.
Taking advantage of the closure of Rua Mateos Gago for works and with the beginning of the pandemic, the owners of the Giralda bar decided to carry out a renovation to improve the facilities. The big surprise was to find a fascinating Hamman, as the Arab baths are called, intact.

 

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There have been 800 hidden years and what calls for attention is what it is, the place in which it is found and the quality and extent of the paintings

Antonio Castro, one of the entrepreneurs.
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Rest of a hammam. Time of the Caliph Abu Yacub. 1163-1184

ancient tablet under the dome of the templated room
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Experts claim that the bathroom was preserved thanks to an architect from the early 20th century, Vicente Traver, who decided to hide the enclosure during the construction of two more floors.

The renovation of a bar in Seville, in southern Spain, revealed a 12th century Islamic bathroom with vaults covered with paintings

This hamman was hidden and preserved for more than a century. «It was an absolute surprise,» said archaeologist Álvaro Jiménez.

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When the walls began to fall, paintings and dozens of skylights of different shapes and sizes were discovered.

From then on the reform changed completely and with the architect archeologists and historians of the city were incorporated who managed to leave the show all the splendor of this magnificent discovery.

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