Seville, the Andalucian capital, is the sunniest city in Europe (nicknamed the frying pan of Europe) and the birthplace of flamenco. From a feng shui perspective, this city full of chi or charge, if you like, requires full attention. Seville is the fourth biggest city in Spain (after Barcelona, Madrid and Valencia).
Spiritual feng shui
The 3rd largest cathedral in the world, Catedral de Sevilla (outsized by St Peter’s in the Vatican, Rome and Aparecida in Brazil). The Cathedral of Saint Mary of the See, better known as Seville Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic. It was registered in 1987 by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, along with the adjoining Alcázar palace complex.
Feng shui consultants in Seville, Spain
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Five Elements of Seville, Spain
Seville, the charismatic capital of Andalusia in southern Spain, is a place where vibrant culture, rich history, and stunning architecture converge. But did you know that Seville also presents a fascinating case study of Feng Shui, the ancient Chinese practice that harmonizes individuals with their surrounding environment? A deeper look at this flamboyant city reveals the essence of the five Feng Shui elements – water, wood, fire, earth, and metal.
Water: The Flow of Prosperity
Water, representing prosperity and abundance, is a prominent feature of Seville’s urban landscape. The city is gracefully flanked by the Guadalquivir River, which once played a vital role in Seville’s historical growth and prosperity as a port. Today, the river provides a calming influence amid the city’s lively energy, its slow, steady flow a perfect emblem of Feng Shui’s water element.
Wood: Growth Amid Tradition
Seville’s parks and gardens beautifully encapsulate the Feng Shui wood element, symbolizing growth and vitality. The lush Maria Luisa Park, with its majestic trees and verdant pathways, offers a serene retreat in the heart of the city. The gardens of the Alcázar Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site, further add to Seville’s vibrant green fabric. These green spaces promote the flourishing of life and tranquillity amidst the city’s pulsating rhythm.
Fire: Passion and Transformation
Fire, signifying transformation and passion in Feng Shui, burns brightly in Seville’s soul. The city is renowned for its passionate Flamenco performances and vibrant festivals such as the Feria de Abril. The city’s sunny, warm climate also echoes this fiery element, with the sun painting the city’s distinctive architecture in a golden glow.
Earth: Stability in History
The Feng Shui element of earth, representing stability and groundedness, is evident in Seville’s historic structures. The Giralda Tower, the Seville Cathedral, and the Torre del Oro are just a few landmarks that root the city in a profound sense of history and culture. These structures, as enduring as the earth itself, provide a stable grounding to the city’s lively dynamism.
Metal: Resilience and Innovation
Finally, Seville’s resilience and innovative spirit align with the metal element in Feng Shui, symbolizing clarity, precision, and resilience. The city’s modern structures, such as the Metropol Parasol, a unique wooden structure known as ‘Las Setas’ (The Mushrooms), exhibit this metallic aspect. These innovative architectural marvels showcase the city’s adaptability and forward-thinking mindset, adding a contemporary edge to its rich historical tapestry.
In conclusion, Seville beautifully intertwines the five elements of Feng Shui, creating a balanced, harmonious environment that deeply resonates with both its residents and visitors. Whether you’re a Feng Shui practitioner or simply a lover of vibrant, energetic cities, Seville offers a captivating exploration of how natural elements can shape a city’s spirit and essence.
Metropol Parasol is the world’s large sculpture. Locally known as Las Setas ie the mushrooms is 150m x 75m x 28m. Conceived by a German architect Jürgen Mayer this sculptural wooden structure with an archaeological museum, and the rooftop walkway offers also a great viewpoint. Originally, this bold design was intended to offer shade like a tree (remember, Seville is the sunniest city in Europe).
The energetics of food
Churros, Sevillian’s speciality, are probably not the healthiest food you’ll ever eat, but it’s worth trying. Of course, you can always go for tapas, a traditional Spanish dish.
The fastest journey time by train from Seville to Valencia is 3 hours and 54 minutes.
Feng shui consultants in Seville, Spain
A quick Google search revealed that there are not so many feng shui consultants in Seville. But if you live in Seville and are looking for a feng shui consultant near you – with 40+ years of experience in feng shui and environmental psychology feel free to call/text me on +44 7956 288574 for a quote for feng shui consultation for your home or workplace. Although I live in London, I do remote feng shui consultations. Email me