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Barrio Santa Cruz

Seville, Spain
+34 607 59 75 08
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The Barrio Santa Cruz used to be the Jewish quarter. The streets are narrow and form a labyrinth. It’s easy to get lost among the jasmine-scented streets… only to discover a convent or a palace or a hotel. Many of the palaces have wrought iron gates suitable for peeping into their beautiful patios. There are many small stores and some artisan shops, as well as good art galleries.
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  • Average3%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Seville, Spain
Casco Antiguo
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+34 607 59 75 08
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved the area. Heart of old Seville. Tight, quaint streets with cafes, churches, hotels and residences. Pretty quiet for the most part. Difficult to get to some places by car but walking is great. Well mapped in tourist maps at all the hotels but still...More

Thank Pramad N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved strolling through the narrow alleyways of the Barrio. Getting lost and discovering new shops is the best way to explore it

Thank Doris R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like the rabbit warren of streets in Tallin, Estonia, and most Jewish Quarters in Spain, Barrio de Santa Cruz is the former Jewish Quarter (‘judería’) formed 2,000 years ago when Romans ruled the region. Seville is an inland port city, and the one from which...More

2  Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 1 week ago

Step back in time wandering these tight little streets! Lots of touristy shops but still a wonderful glimpse into another place and time!

Thank caclombard
Reviewed 1 week ago

Santa Cruz is the labyrinthine old Jewish quarter of Seville, home to narrow streets and courtyards, as well as the cathedral itself and many other ancient buildings. It's quaint and pretty - quintessentially Spanish - and lined with great cafes and cute little shops. It's...More

1  Thank MilooliM
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walk around and find the tiny parks. Enjoy the buildings while listening to guitars playing . Drink in the neighborhood and find a bench to sit on. The past is all around you joined with the present. What does the future hold?

Thank misspNewJersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took Pancho Tour for 2 1/2 hour tour of Santa Cruz. Our guide, Aitor, was very knowledgeable to explain history and myths of this old Jewish Quarter. Beautiful, serene, and plenty of history in such a small area.

Thank MarvLove
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked around Barrio Santa Cruz late Sunday afternoon, hoping to catch a faint whiff of the Jewish Quarter. There are virtually no signs, the roads are a bit confusing, and most disappointedly, there is virtually no trace of what was once one of Spain's...More

Thank davidbViennaVA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This part of the old town of Seville together with the array of other splendid attractions nearby make a visit her compulsive. Enjoy a ride in a horse-drawn carriage whist absorbing the notion of living here in the Golden Age.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great fun watching cars try to drive around in it, great shops and tapas bars, shady and cool even when it was 32 degrees Celsius

Thank stonemaster2015
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phutthai
8 March 2017|
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Response from Meg C | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about budget places to stay in Seville, but I am sure that TripAdvisor has a good list. There are good places for breakfast all over the area. Madrid is beautiful with a variety of things to do and sights to... More
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1 February 2017|
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AS everyone else says, ask for - or look up to find the spire of - the Cathedral. Where the lanes open out onto squares there are often black-and-gold signposts, too
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Buenas tardes, Para los hoteles le recomiendo que consulte cualquier página de viajes, incluido Tripadvisor y así podrá elegir el que más le convenga en función de sus intereses, como categoría del hotel, precios, etc. En lo... More
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