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Planet Naboo by any other name. . .
When the Lucas movie team
was looking for a place that reflected
the 'Royal planet of Nabo,' they visited
a number of sites around the world, but as
soon as they saw the monumental
architecture of the Plaza de Espana,
they didn't have to look any further..
|In 1929 Seville
hosted the Spanish-American
Exhibition. A number of buildings
were built for the exhibition in
the Maria Luisa Park. On the
park's edge was built the current
Plaza de Espana, which at the
time showcased Spain's industry
and technology exhibits.
you check out the second "Star
Wars" episode (Attack of the
Clones), you can watch the young
Anakin and Padmeyou walking over
the above bridge and along the
corridors of Plaza de Espana
de Expana and Maria Luisa Park (TravelNow- Rough Guide info.)
The plaza is a massive half circle; the
building runs continuously along the
outside of the half circle while a large
fountain is located in the center. One
can easily spend several minutes here
just walking around the courtyard.
The buildings now contain government