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Barrio Santa Cruz

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Neighbourhood: Casco Antiguo
As featured in 3 Days in Seville and 3 other guides
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Address: Seville, Spain
Phone Number: +34 607 59 75 08
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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The Barrio Santa Cruz used to be the Jewish quarter. The streets are narrow...

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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A Taste of Local Culture

The Santa Cruz neighborhood, which is located very close to all tourist attractions, is a quaint, old, and relaxing area of Seville. Take the time to walk its narrow streets and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Santa Cruz neighborhood, which is located very close to all tourist attractions, is a quaint, old, and relaxing area of Seville. Take the time to walk its narrow streets and experience the local flavor of real Seville living.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's very easy to do so in this area of the city with its seemingly labyrinthine little streets. Do take a map since you'll probably find it very helpful and watch out for cars and vans since the pavements are very narrow.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Absolutely loved this area which is so quaint with it cobble locked streets and lots of tapa bars, restaurants and little shops. There is a real buzz in the area where the locals congregate along with tourists

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Originally the location of the cities Jewish quarter, this barrio when into serious decline after the Jews were expelled. It was nearly deserted and derelict until a complete reconstruction (using original layout, etc) and renewal in the 18th century. It is an area of very narrow streets and alleyways. Lovely shade during the heat of the day, very romantic in... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Full of narrow streets and pretty squares, Lovely restaurants and lots of little shops selling a wide variety of items

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Santa Cruz would be a great place to visit or to stay. Every corner brings something new. I am just finishing a month stay in an apartment here, and it is very central.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the original old Jewish Quarter and is the burial site of Christopher Columbus. It is worth going to and as an American it gives you a chance to say "thank you".

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To find your way you need a good map. Did not see a lot of signs in the barrio. Did several calles more than once... Nice athmosphere in spite of the rain.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of tourists but lovely place to wander around and eat, drink, and see the sights. People watching is also good.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved walking through the narrow streets of this Barrio which used to be the old Jewish quarter. Beautiful houses, full of bars and restaurant and little shops. Hope to return.

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