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Iglesia de la Caridad

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Address: Temprado 3, 41001 Seville, Spain
Phone Number: 34-95-4223232
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The brotherhood of Santa Caridad traces its origins to the middle ages....

The brotherhood of Santa Caridad traces its origins to the middle ages.

 

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The agony and beauty of Spain in one place

Around 1650, a quarter of Seville's population died in a plague. A decade later some of the survivors, members of the Brotherhood of the Holy Charity, worked to found a hospital... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Around 1650, a quarter of Seville's population died in a plague. A decade later some of the survivors, members of the Brotherhood of the Holy Charity, worked to found a hospital to care for the sick poor. These were not timid men. Their fraternity had specialized in burying criminals who were executed, which must have required them to regularly attend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

If you dont have time to go and Visit Rome and the Vatican, this is sure a great reference to Visit it..its Stunning and full of treasures, painting and wonderful architecture..SPECTACULAR in one word...enjoy this magnificent place!

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Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

The Chapel of the Hospital de la Caridad is very beautiful and has plenty of art. There are many paintings by Murillo and Juan de Valdes Leal. The hospital was built by Don Miguel Mañara to help poor people get hospital care.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful building and internal courtyard but my shivers run down my back when I saw the chapel, baroque altar and decorations and the very macabre paintings.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

The Hospital de la Caridad is still a religious charitable institution. It has a 5 euro entrance charge and is principally organised around a nice double courtyard. The main event here is the church that displays a number of paintings by the seventeenth century Spanish painter Bartolome Esteban Murillo. Four of these were taken by General Soult, one of Napoleon's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

The chapel inside the hospice is an absolute delight. Fantastic paintings by Murillo and Valdes Leal, The chapel's interior is stunning. This is still a working hospice for the poor and infirm.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

The Hospital de la Caridad (Charity Hospital) in Seville was founded by a noble man in 1674, and still used as a hospital and cared for the aged, poor and homeless. The building has not changed much since. But the mission still stands as it has ever been. We were deeply touched.

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Seville, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We went to the Hospital de la Caridad to listen to a concert of music by Verdi. The building is very handsome, with a patio where the concert took place; it was in the evening, and the music could be heard very well. It was organised by the Hermandad de la Caridad and rthe funds went to charity. The building... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This church is next to the "Hospital de la caridad" and it has very nice paintings of the greatest Sevillan Master Murillo, and also of Master Juan de Valdes Leal. The style in the church is BAROC.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The development and purpose of this still-in-use charity hospital which cares for the poor and homeless of Sevilla is noteworthy. The medium size courtyard that you enter first has art from the family of the developer Don Miguel Manara, Off to one end of the courtyard is Manara's former office with his original desk still present in the office. The... More 

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