Metropol Parasol, Seville

Seville

Metropol Parasol is a waffle-type criss-crossed wooden structure, located at Plaza de la Encarnación, in Seville, Spain.



Five interesting facts about Metropol Parasol:


  • Built in 2005–2011, it was designed by the German architect Jürgen Mayer.
  • It locally recognized as Las Setas de la Encarnación ("Incarnación's Mushrooms") due to their quirky shape.
  • Organized in four levels, it consists of six linked parasols.
  • The wood used was birch, imported from Finland, because of its straight qualities.
  • It is the largest wooden structure in the world.

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Skyline of Seville from the top of the Metropol Parasol
Metropol Parasol
Cathedral of Saint Mary of the See from the top of the Metropol Parasol, Seville
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Metropol Parasol, Seville
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Metropol Parasol, Seville
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Metropol Parasol, Seville
Metropol Parasol
View of the north part of the city from the top of the Metropol Parasol, Seville

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