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Seville Interesting Facts, Spain

NO8DO is the logo of the city of Seville and can be seen on the city's flag. It reads as follows: “no-madeja-do”, a phonetic expression of the city that means “no me ha dejado” (It - Seville - has not abandoned me), which refers to the loyalty shown to King Alfonso X by the people of Seville during his hard struggle for succession. Alfonso X was a tolerant and peaceful king, to whom the city owes a prosperous period and the expansion of the Alcazar.

Seville is the birthplace of the greatest exponents of Spanish Baroque, including Diego Velázquez and Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, and artists such as Francisco de Zurbarán and master Francisco Pacheco del Río.

The beautiful Paz Vega, a world famous actress and model, was born in Seville in 1976. Sensual and brilliant, she is known for her roles in "Talk to Her" By Pedro Almodovar and the scandalous film "Sex and Lucía".

Carmen”, the opera that made Parisian composer Georges Bizet famous, is set in Seville. Passion, passion and passion! This masterpiece couldn't find a better setting elsewhere!

A legend of Barrio Santa Cruz tells the story of Suson, a rich Jewish conspirator who plotted to seize Seville without coming to terms with his daughter Susona. The girl, hopelessly in love with a young Christian, revealed the plot and the entire family was condemned to death. To atone for her guilt, before she died she asked that her skull be hung on the door to the house. It stayed there until the eighteenth century! Today, on Calle Susona, a small tile commemorates the event.

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