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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
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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Get lost in the narrow streets

Great stroll in the alleys, several tapas bars crowded with locals. We tried several bars as we had a drink and a couple of tapas dishes and then move to the next ones. Marvellous

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great stroll in the alleys, several tapas bars crowded with locals. We tried several bars as we had a drink and a couple of tapas dishes and then move to the next ones. Marvellous

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed this area so much that we had to book another place to stay because our airbnb was booked after our initial stay. The restaurants and shops are reasonable and relaxed, there is so much to do and see within walking distance, it is a destination in and of itself!

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Walking around Barrio Santa Cruz is definetelly a must in seville. The narrow streets, all in stones, with very very peacefull squares, just by themselves arrouse a hapoyness :). Go there, walk with no map and enjoy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Barrio Santa Cruz, behind Sevilla Cathedral and the Alcazar, consists of narrow, romantic streets between historic buildings, and connecting amazingly beautiful sqares. Full of pedestrians looking for the best Tapas Restaurants. Busy during days but quiet and secretive during night hours.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A mass of winding streets and alleyways, endless cafes, bars and restaurants. Just lose your self in Santa Cruz, it is what old Spain is about. A top tip is to visit the Jewish Museum and get the walking tour leaflet for a good stroll round. Fascinating

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We opted to stay in the Barrio Santa Cruz to really get a feel of the old jewish quarter. The narrow streets and the absence of cars made it seem we were transported back in time. Everything is within walking distance. Stay here but yes there are many tourist. Gracias

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this area. Close to cathedral there are lots of cafe/bars , but low quality and expensive. Further there are quiet cafe's with fair price where you dont see any tourists.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a good place to hang around around nd shop around. There around dress many restaurants bars nearby.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Narrow pedestrian only streets and beautifully painted buildings. A true village feel and the most authentic part of town. Strangely few tourists made this a peaceful and delightful morning stroll

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thismaze of narrow winding streets is great to just wander through looking at houses (some gems) and shops - good place to stop for tapas and beer.

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