Santa Cruz district Overview

The main tourist area in Seville, Spain, is Santa Cruz, which was formerly the city's Jewish community during the Middle Ages. The streets that encircle Santa Cruz are Calle Santa Maria La Blanca/San José, Calle Mateos Gago, and Real Alcázar. Many of Seville's oldest churches are located in the neighborhood such as; Iglesia de Santa Cruz, Brotherhood of Santa Cruz, Iglesia de Santa María la Blanca and more. Additionally, it is the location of Seville's Cathedral, which features the historic Moorish mosque Giralda's restored minaret.

Santa Cruz is home to numerous tourist attractions that pass for real cultural encounters. White houses, patios, fountains, and stores can be found throughout Santa Cruz's maze of narrow streets and alleyways. Santa Cruz is a destination where you may encounter history and culture that is utterly real while also adding a lot of fun and excitement to the overall experience.

Any questions you may have during the trip will be answered by a knowledgeable specialist with extensive knowledge of history. You can discover the enchantment of this city's twilight as night falls. Away from the typical tourist attractions, your walking tour of Seville takes you through some of the city's hidden gems. 

At nightfall, when time appears to slow down and become a little more dreamy, you'll have a far more vivid adventure, from the secret gardens and trails to the gloomy churches at night with their abundance of orange trees.

Seville's cultural and historical center is located in the Santa Cruz district. Its streets are lined with stunning houses from the 12th century. A few representative buildings include City Hall, the Cathedral, the Hospital of the Venerable, the General Archive of the Indies, and the Royal Citadels. 

The parish churches of Sagrario and Santa Cruz as well as the Chapel of Santa Maria de Jesus can be found among the winding streets that cut across the neighborhood like rivers. The convents in San José del Carmen and La Encarnación are two others that stand out along the journey. 

Visitors to Santa Cruz shouldn't skip this walk and enjoy the distinctive color of the wall plinths and the scent of orange blossoms filling the streets.

Also Read: Fun Things to Do in Seville Spain


• Take a walking trip around Seville's Santa Cruz neighborhood to see its orange trees.
• Pass landmarks like the Alcazar and discover hidden treasures on your own.
• Experience the magnificence of the largest royal palace, which features a flawless fusion of baroque and neoclassical styles.
• Enjoy a variety of time slots and the laid-back atmosphere of a tour with a maximum of 15 people.
• Take a high-speed train to explore the customs, wealth, and culture of another city.
• Visit the renowned structure of bullrings, which is constantly packed with tourists from around the world, to learn more about the tradition of corridas.
• Experience the enchantment of the Equestrian Show and be astounded by dressage horses.
• Explore the magnificent Mosque-Cathedral.

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