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Iglesia de la Caridad

Temprado 3, 41001 Seville, Spain
34-95-4223232
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Ranked #28 of 101 Attractions in Seville
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The brotherhood of Santa Caridad traces its origins to the middle ages.
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Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The brotherhood of Santa Caridad traces its origins to the middle ages.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Yet another baroque church although internal courtyards are pretty. If short of time miss out on this…the fee to be treated as a donation because not really worth it !

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Other than being a pretty building near the water, there is really nothing to see here. It appears that the building is currently used as a retirement home for the elder. The chapel is neat though, but not worth the entrance fee.

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Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The chapel has a wonderful altarpiece that was created by Bernardo Simon de Pineda. It shows the Burial of Christ, a sculpture by Pedro Roldan. The chapel is decorated by many works of Valdes Leal. There are two courtyards that are quite beautiful too.

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Coconut Creek, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Normally,I am reluctant to write negative reviews about cultural institutions.Needless to say,I thought that the 5 Euro price of admission was excessive.There were 2 fine paintings by Juan Valdes Leal and a few fine paintings by Bartolome Murillo at this institution.The audioguide in English did not operate properly and the staff failed to solve this problem to my satisfaction.The Museum... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

The Chapel of la Caridad is beautiful and is one of the most beautiful in Seville. There are many paintings by Murillo and Valdes Leal that cover most of the surfaces in the church. These paintings are quite impressive and beautiful. Also the tile work in the two patios outside are very good and the tile came from Holland from... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

The art is well worth a look and the 5 Euro entrance helps support the good work with the elderly poor but no audio guides available so probably didnt get the full appreciation

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Sevenoaks Uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

This fine church is situated in a complex which provides social and medical care to some of Seville's elderly poor. Its founder endowed it with some very fine art works including some beautiful canvases by Murillo and some very striking but shocking works byJuan de Valdes Leal showing death.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013 via mobile

Not much to see, church under work, small and poorly decorated garden. We went there because it was included with Sevilla Card but would not recommend.

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marrakech
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

The architecture in Seville is amazing and this is no exception. Plenty of bars etc.,. in surrounding area.

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

This was built by a very rich man in the 19th century. He devoted his life to helping the sick and the poor after his wife died. the chapel has the most amazing altar area and paintings.

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