On May 7, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias arrived in Sevilla for a one-day visit. This morning the royal couple visited the new Guadalquivir River sluice gate which serves to control water flow and levels. It also serves as a protection against flooding in the lovely city of Sevilla. During their visit the prince and princess were given a tour of the facility as well as met with various officials and staff.
Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia also visited the Antiguo Monasterio de Santa Clara in Sevilla where they viewed the exhibition entitled, Santas de Zurbarán: Devoción y Persuasión. The exhibition displays various paintings of different saints including St. Ursula, St. Elizabeth of Portugal and St. Dorothy to name a few. Afterward, the prince and princess were given a tour of the newly restored monastery.