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Barrio Santa Cruz

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Neighborhood: Casco Antiguo
As featured in 3 Days in Seville and 3 other guides
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Address: Seville, Spain
Phone Number: 607597508
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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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Cool shops and residential area. Some tourist trinket shops, but pass those by. Lots of kinds of different kinds of stores/ shops. Excellent people watching. Gives you a real... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Aliso Viejo, California
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Aliso Viejo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Cool shops and residential area. Some tourist trinket shops, but pass those by. Lots of kinds of different kinds of stores/ shops. Excellent people watching. Gives you a real sense of the character of Seville.

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've walked around a number of Old Spanish neighbourhoods and this is one of my favourite. Nice buildings, restaurants and plazas. As with all old neighbourhoods in Spain the narrow streets keep you cool even on the hottest days.

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Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Is cute, clean, history on sidewalks, walls, doors, colorful, great place for good tapas! Easy to get lost, but lots of people and you figure a way out, any way out will bring you somewhere interesting

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After seen Cathedral or Alkazar this is the best close-by place to go and hang around. You can have a coffee, ice cream , lunch or a long walk along its labyrinthian narrow roads just taking pictures. It's very worthy

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed in this neighbourhood, the former Juderia, and although I kept getting lost in the narrow winding streets, I was not sorry. Full of charming shops and great places to eat, it is quiet at night due to lack of vehicular traffic,if you choose your street carefully.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The barrio Santa Cruz is just right next to the Sevilla cathedral and a wonderful place to wander, eat and shop for souvenirs. It's a mixed jumble and the streets are charming. Have tapas here or even watch a flamenco show.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this area briefly (should have allowed more time) to see a flamenco show. The show was fabulous and the area fascinating. Luckily we took a cab through the maze of small streets. We ate tapas nearby after the show. Difficult to find a cab late at night, but one showed eventually. Well worth the visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The barrio Santa Cruz was recommended by my host, and I'm glad he did so because the place ended being the place I would head to everyday for the numerous activities I could do. I enjoyed two marvelous Flamenco show in the Barrio, and enjoyed a wonderful time at the Arab baths. The streets being so small had such a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The former Jewish quarter of the city located outside the Alcazar walls and within sight of the Cathedral. The neighborhood is a maze of narrow streets and small intimate plazas where it is fun to get lost and find your way out. There are many restaurants catering to tourists and small hotels and shops. The popular Los Gallos flamenco show... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The old town is a labyrinth but a nice one as it has many little shops and cafe's and quaint parts. Just get yourself lost!

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