Santa Cruz Free walking tour: History and Legends

Duration: 1h and 30min
Languages: English
Quality Verified Registered on January 19, 2022

Conoce mi Ciudad is a sevillian company formed by a team of Official Guides. Our historians and local experts, with more than 6 years of experience, offer guided tours through the main monuments of our city. Come with us to discover the wonderful Sevilla!

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Have you heard about the Barrio de Santa Cruz?

Do you want to know what history, mysteries and legends it holds?

We invite you to take a walk through its streets, its beautiful squares and narrow alleys.
The old Jewish quarter of Seville hides an endless number of legends within its walls.

In this 90 minutes tour, our expert guides in history. monuments and heritage will accompany you through this maze and will tell you the history of the Sephardic Jews, who was the Susona, what happened in the massacre of 1391 or the legend of Don Juan Tenorio.

Come and discover them with us, we are waiting for you!

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    s, Archivo de Indias, Av. de la Const...
    s, Archivo de Indias, Av. de la Constitución, Casco Antiguo, 41004 Sevilla, Spain
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    Your guide will be waiting for you at the main door of the Archivo General de Indias, on Avenida de la Constitución. Next to the fountain.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Patio de Banderas

    This square, included within the walls of the Alcazar Palace, will be our access to the Santa Cruz neighborhood.

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Calle Judería

    This small alley will welcome us to the old Jewish quarter of Seville. One of the most charming streets of the city.

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Plaza Doña Elvira

    Orange trees, fountains, tiles... All designed to refresh one of the most typical and beautiful squares of Seville.

  • 4
    Outside visit
    Hospital Los Venerables

    Baroque building of the seventeenth century, built as a residence for priests. It is currently a cultural center dedicated to the painter Velázquez.

  • 5
    Outside visit
    Plaza de Santa Cruz

    The square that gives its name to the neighborhood has a special charm and holds curious stories.

  • 6
    Outside visit
    Plaza de los Refinadores

    Do you know the legend of Don Juan? In this square there is a monument in his honor.

  • 7
    Outside visit
    Iglesia de Santa María la Blanca

    Originally built as a mosque, it became one of the four synagogues of the Jewish quarter of Seville and later a Christian church.

  • 8
    Outside visit
    Plaza de Santa Marta

    A hidden square with the tallest orange trees in the city.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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מעין 19 Jun 2024

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
It's was incredible Super interesting and fun
Reuben 12 Jun 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
We are didn’t remember the name of the one that guided bat she has a lot of knowledge
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 10 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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