Mantecados

Seville, beautiful and diverse

In the San Bartolomé district, there are three Egyptian granite columns almost 9 m high, set on local marble bases and at their original level, 4.5 m deep above street level. They were made in the time of the Emperor Hadrian and possibly formed part of some Roman temple.

In Seville, on the Mármoles street (San Bartolomé district), there are 3 Egyptian granite columns almost 9 m high, set on local marble bases and at their original level, 4.5 m deep above street level. They were made in the time of the Emperor Hadrian and possibly formed part of some Roman temple.

The name of the Las Sirenas Civic Centre (the Mermaids) comes from the Egyptian sphinxes that were located at the entrance to the house, which were associated by the neighbourhood with figures from Greek mythology, naming it “The House of Mermaids".