Seville Former Jewish Quarter Walking Tour: Santa Cruz

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Join us and discover the idyllic neighborhood of Santa Cruz, the former Jewish quarter of Seville. Walkthrough its narrow streets and Andalusian courtyards in order to discover the true essence of Southern Spain. You will learn all the secret stories and legends about the most picturesque characters of Seville like Susona, a young Jewish girl who got a street named after her, Miguel Mañara or Barabba's ghost. In this tour, you will hear many different kinds of stories from the darkest to the funniest ones, and also many comic adventures about some of the historical characters that used to walk in the same picturesque streets of today. During this experience, an expert with excellent History knowledge will solve any doubt that may come across to you during the tour. Just relax and enjoy Santa Cruz with us.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Amsterdam Guias Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Plaza del Triunfo

The monumental square of Seville. Is the place where the Cathedral, Alcázar and the India's Archives are gathered as symbol of their respective powers. The name of this square goes back to the XVIII, when a massive earthquake shaked the city.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Fuente de la Plaza de la Alianza

Formerly known with different names, with its central fountain facing the magnificent Alcazar's wall and the typical houses, it is one of the most emblematic postcards of Santa Cruz.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Plaza de Dona Elvira

Another typical postcard from Santa Cruz, the former Jewish neighborhood, this square covered different functionalites, warehouse, private yard and also main stage for commedies. Was enevutally open to the public for the Ibero-American Exhibition.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Calle Susona

Also know with a different, unpleasant name, this street gets its origin from a local legend that blends with history. The main ingredients are: a beautiful girl, a forbidden love, several treasoms and a broken heart.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Hospital de los Venerables

A baroque masterpiece hidden in the heart of Santa Cruz, with an incredible decoration and a typical Andalucian yard, was originally built during the XVII century by a very important brotherhood of Seville.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Casa de Murillo

The famous painter house in Santa Cruz, restored several times it was finally open in 1982. It is decorated with tiles dated back XVI century and painting from the Fine Arts Museum. Formerly also used as exhibition center is a must see of this neighborhood.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Plaza Patio de Banderas

The main square of the the Alcazar, probably the oldest part of it. It used to be decorated with princes and ambassadors flags for important occasion. Today it will give you a breathtaking view of the city at the end of our tour.

Duration: 10 minutes
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