This village, is situated 33 kilometres from the capital and is defined by numerous towers but the most outstanding is that of San Pedro of Mudejar style which reproduces on a smaller scale the Giralda in Sevilla right down to its giraldino.
Carmona is of Carthaginian origin, and the romans made of it an important commercial centre. Its Roman necropolis is one of the most important in Spain, and more than three hundred tombs have been discovered.
Traces of its Arab past also remain but it was Pedro I who gave it its greatest grandeur, converting the Arab Alcazar into a palace which at the present time is a tourist Parador hotel.
The tourist that wants to get to know Carmona, though has it easy. Immediately upon arrival he should go to the Tourist Reception Centre which is designed to serve the visitor by offering him all the services that he might require.
Its narrow streets, secluded plazas tall doorways or the monumental and imposing Gate of Seville make of its processional parades a unique combination of sobriety, devotion and beauty.