The Alcazar: Hall of Ambassadors

Arguably the most spectacular room in Seville’s Alcazar is the Salon de Embjadores or Hall of Ambassadors, used by Pedro I as his throne room:

Hall of Ambassadors 1

The magnificent wooden dome was added in 1427 and it is from this that the room gets its alternative name: Hall of the Half Orange:

Hall of Ambassadors 2

© Mark Simms Photography (2013)

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