Metropol Parasol epitomizing modern architecture stands high in the surroundings of traditional Spanish buildings of La Encarnación square. Metropol Parasol is also called Setas of Seville and Las Setas de la Encarnación (Incarnación’s mushrooms). Metropol Parsol said to be the largest wooden structure of the world reflects the iconic image of the modern Seville, Spain.
Metropol Parasol project started in 2005 soon became a lingering project with lot of readjustments and corrections to the original design on expanse of about 100 million Euros. The architect of the Metropol Parasol project was Jürgen Mayer-Hermann. The final opening of the Metropol Parasol took place in April 2011.
The world largest wooden structure, Metropol Parasol has a design organized in four levels. The structure included six parasols. The four levels are level zero or underground level where you can look at the Roman and Moorish remains, level one is the street level that is connected with the central market while the levels 2 and 3 are the two stages of the panoramic terraces of Metropol Parasol.
Metrolpol Parasol has dimensions of 150 by 70 metres (490 by 230 ft) and a height of 26 metres (85 ft). You can reach the higher levels of the Metrolpol Parasol via lift or stairs. The views of Seville from the upper level are simply amazing and pictorial. The tickets have a nominal fee of 3 Euros accompanied with a voucher for a free drink.
The Google rating for the Metropol Parasol is 4.3 stars. Most of the people enjoy the different architecture, views and consider it as a must see of Seville. The tourist spot can be reached at a very nominal fee and the drink offer is admired by most of the tourists. The sunset views are great from the top level. The Metropol Parasol is a perfect place to capture the beauty of Seville.