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Seville's Jewish Quarter and The Legends of Santa Cruz 2022

Exciting tour in Seville through the old Jewish quarter, Barrio de Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Neighborhood
Available all year.
1h30.
Available in: En, Fr, Es. Item.
 873 opinions.

Seville's Jewish Quarter and The Legends of Santa Cruz 2022

Exciting tour in Seville through the old Jewish quarter, Barrio de Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Neighborhood
Available all year.
1h30.
Available in: En, Fr, Es. Item.
 873 opinions.

Santa Cruz neighborhood of Seville: the Jewish Quarter

Complete and historical offer, our walking tour in Seville's Barrio Santa Cruz will guide you through all the corners of the old Jewish quarter of Seville.

Accompanied by your cultural guide in the Jewish Quarter, you will be immersed in an indescribable atmosphere while listening to the anecdotes and details of the fascinating history of Santa Cruz.

Protected by its walls and by the Alcázar Royal Palace The Santa Cruz neighborhood of Seville has many legends.

One of them tells that the presence of its famous characters, such as Bécquer and D. Juan Tenorio, or the dead souls of the Jewish community, continue to watch over the neighborhood.

Seville's Santa Cruz neighborhood is a place steeped in art and history.

In this way, you will get to know "The Jewish Quarter". (the name by which the Sevillian neighborhood of Santa Cruz is also known) thanks to a guided tour rich in content.

We love the Santa Cruz neighborhood so much that we offer the most complete tour of Seville.

Photos of the Santa Cruz neighborhood

Your experience

  • More details of your activity

    THE TOUR CONTAINS MORE THAN 10 CULTURAL STOPS.

    Cultural stops that will take you from the Plaza Santa Cruz to the following places the Murillo GardensFabiola Street, Callejón del Agua, Santa Cruz Parish Church, Madre de Dios Convent and Cabeza del Rey Don Pedro. Strolling through its winding, winding and picturesque streets -such as Calles Judería, Agua and Vida- or admiring its flowery courtyards, whitewashed houses and white facades.

    There is no doubt that having : the old town of Seville will envelop you with happiness.

    No one escapes their environment. It is different.

    Because the Barrio de Santa Cruz is really an exceptional neighborhood full of stories, legends and love.

    To Don Juan experienced there his impossible love, Doña Inés. Did they kiss in the Calle de los Besos? The narrowest street in Seville ?

  • Languages

    In Spanish, English, French.

  • Availability and Prices

    Check the prices of the visit and the availability of hours and days according to the time of year in our reservation calendar. You can check the available days marked in green in the reservation calendar.

  • Included

    • Complete private guided tour of the Santa Cruz neighborhood.
    • Hotel pick up (optional. Only city center hotels).
  • Not included

    • Extra drinks or meals (optional).
    • Tips for the guide.
  • Cancellation policy

    • Moderate cancellation policy.
    • The refund of the price of the monuments tickets will not be granted in case of cancellation of the visit.
    • Cancellations made 48 hours before the start of the activity will be refunded 100%.
    • Cancellations made between 48 and 24 hours before the start of the activity, 50% refund.
    • Cancellations made less than 24 hours before the start of the activity will not be refunded.
  • What tips do you need to know before your visit?

    • Comfortable shoes.
    • Water bottle.
    • Photographic or video camera.
  • Rules & Restrictions

    • Late arrivals will not be reimbursed . If the group is complete, the visit will begin waiting for a time acceptable to those who are delayed (about 5 / 7mn).
  • Accessibility

    • Please contact us to inform us of your accessibility needs.
  • Private Tours

    If you prefer a private visit in your own language, adapted to your needs, consult our private visits section or send us a request through our form: CUSTOM MADE PRIVATE VISIT IN SEVILLE .

  • FAQS : Visit Santa Cruz neighborhood

    The answers to the most frequently asked questions.

    What is the Jewish Quarter of Seville?

    The Jewish quarter of Seville is an area of the city with a large concentration of Jewish businesses and houses. The neighborhood has existed since the 14th century, when the Jews were expelled from Spain.
    The Jewish quarter is also called "Jewish City", as it is home to numerous synagogues, museums and monuments. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987.

    What is the best way to get to know the old Jewish quarter of Seville?

    The old Jewish quarter of Seville is a place where you can learn about the history and culture of the city. It is also a place where you can experience the unique atmosphere that this neighborhood has to offer. The best way to get to know the old Jewish quarter is to walk around and explore all its nooks and crannies on a guided tour. Also after the visit you should be sure to visit some of the local cafes, bars and restaurants to get an idea of what it is like to live in this area.

    The old Jewish quarter of Seville is an interesting place to visit, but it can be quite difficult to navigate without any knowledge of how things work there.

    What would you recommend to someone visiting Seville for the first time?

    Seville is a city in Andalusia, Spain. It is known for its flamenco, its beautiful architecture and the Cathedral of Seville and the Royal Alcazar Palace. As one of the oldest cities in Europe, Seville has much to offer visitors from all over the world.

    How big is the Santa Cruz neighborhood in Seville?

    The Santa Cruz neighborhood of Seville is a small, but very interesting neighborhood. It is a small area with many narrow streets and alleys, making it an ideal place to live. The Santa Cruz neighborhood of Seville is one of the most important neighborhoods of Seville. It has been inhabited since the late Middle Ages and has been declared a

    How many Jews died in the Barrio de Santa Cruz in Seville?

    In 1248, Ferdinand III of Castile captured the city and gave this neighborhood to the Jews. All went well until the 14th century, when the Jewish settlement was expelled, killed or forced to convert to Christianity.
    The Jews of Seville were forced to convert to Christianity in 1248, but continued to live there until 1492. The number of Jews who died in the Barrio de Santa Cruz in Seville is unknown. However, the number of people who converted during that period is estimated to be about 12,000.

    What is the Plaza Triunfo in the Santa Cruz neighborhood of Seville?

    The Plaza Triunfo of Seville is a square in the Santa Cruz neighborhood of the city of Seville, Spain. It is located between the Plaza de la Encarnación and the Plaza de San Francisco. The Plaza Triunfo was designed by Juan Navarro Baldeweg in 1801.

    What is the history of the Barrio de Santa Cruz in Seville, Spain?

    The Barrio de Santa Cruz in Seville, Spain, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was built in the 16th century and is one of the best examples of Spanish Renaissance architecture. The Barrio de Santa Cruz was originally designed by Diego de Siloé and was intended to be a walled city that would protect the city from external forces. The city was built on a fortified hill with walls, gates and towers. The neighborhood has many churches, squares and palaces that have been restored to their original state. The Barrio de Santa Cruz is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its rich history and architectural styles. It also has many well-preserved buildings that give an insight into how people lived in Spain at that time.

SANTA CRUZ NEIGHBORHOOD

 Map of the Santa Cruz neighborhood of Seville

  • Jansson

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    It was beautiful! We spent about 2 hours with a fantastic tour guide.
  • Hopkins

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    So I went on the Sevilla Santa Cruz tour, it was a lot of fun. We saw the old Jewish quarter, which was absolutely beautiful.
  • Yves

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    Our Sevilla Santa Cruz tour was a lot of fun and we had a great time.
  • Percy

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    We strolled through the old Jewish quarter, which was beautiful and full of history.
  • Joscho

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    It was pretty cool to see all the architecture of the Santa Cruz neighborhood of Seville because as you know, it is such an old neighborhood.
  • Marlena

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    I had the best experience on this tour of Sevilla Santa Cruz. The guide was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the history of the city.
  • Rodrigo

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    I had a great time exploring the Santa Cruz neighborhood with a group of friends from Mexico. The tour guide was great and gave us tons of information about the city and its history. It was also very entertaining and enjoyable, which made the day a lot of fun.


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