Seville City - Districts or Barrios

Seville Districts or Barrios

Seville has very distinct areas, or barrios, from the historic Barrio Santa Cruz, to bohemian Alameda, and down-to-earth Triana. This is our guide to the main areas which you will want to visit in the city.

Santa Cruz Arenal
The former Jewish Quarter, this has winding cobbled streets, hidden squares, and flower-filled balconies, as well as being home to Seville’s two main monuments: the Cathedral and Alcazar. More> Former home of the city’s port, from where trading ships sailed to the New World. These days, it’s a well-heeled barrio with some cultural and historic gems. More>
Alameda Centre
Home to trendy bars, vegetarian restaurants, and hip all-in-one bar-gallery-stores. Great for hanging out and people-watching. more> Focused around the main shopping streets of Sierpes, Cuna and Velazquez/Tetuan, and Plaza Nueva, this is great for high-quality Spanish-made leather shoes, boots and bags, as well as traditional fans and shawls. more>
Macarena Triana
An authentic Seville barrio with many recently restored buildings, also home to artists’ corrales (shared courtyards), Moorish city walls and a famous flea market. more> Famous for having its own identity, its azulejos (ceramic tiles), sailors, bullfighters and flamenco artists. more>
La Cartuja Los Remedios
Home to the Expo 92, which now houses a technology park, university buildings and offices, as well the La Cartuja monastery, now a contemporary art centre. more> The most modern part of Seville, with large residential blocks, smart clothes stores, and home to the Feria de Abril. more>

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