Where in Spain Wednesday – Sevilla’s “Las Setas” (The Mushrooms)

I will always be madly in love with Spain.

¡Hola Yessica!

Hello everybody! After last week’s Gaudí post, I’m back with more bizarre architecture from Spain! 


This week, it’s a sculpture in Sevilla. It’s known as “Las Setas” (“The Mushrooms”) because of their weird shape. It’s officially the Metro Parasol. They were originally supposed to be done in 2007, but it was under construction the whole time I studied abroad there in 2008. It was a huge surprise to see what it looked like when it was finished last year!

So what is there to see here apart from the weird giant mushrooms? You can go walk around on top of them! It gives you a great view of the more, um, traditional parts of Sevilla. (It’s €1.35 to go up and I think it’s totally worth it).

I’m off out to go check out the free shows for Primavera Sound! I’m so stoked to see The Vaccines…but like…

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About Kristen Chapman Gibbons

Loosely connected facts: Storyteller. Curator of a Better Internet. Lifelong Politico. Social Media Maven. Creativity and Empathy Evangelist. Performer. Creator of Content Worth Sharing. Digital Strategist. Former Social Worker. Decade teaching in Higher Ed. Master's Degree in Theology. Married to an Irishman. 3 darling kiddos. Preacher's kid. Appalachian. Music maker. Music devour-er. ENTP. Bohemian. Geeky. Obsessed with thrift stores and all things vintage. Lover of species.

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