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.

Alfalfa

Alfalfa has some interesting squares, such as Plaza del Pan, behind Salvador church, with small shops; Plaza de la Pescadería has some good tapas bars. More info >

Arenal

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 info >

Alameda

Home to trendy bars, vegetarian restaurants, and hip all-in-one bar-gallery-stores. Great for hanging out and people-watching. More info >

Centre

Centre Home to trendy bars, vegetarian restaurants, and hip all-in-one bar-gallery-stores. Great for hanging out and people-watching. More info >

Encarnación Regina

This barrio (neighbourhood) is next to the main shopping area, and is centred around Metropol Parasol. More info >

Macarena

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 info >

Triana

Famous for having its own identity, its azulejos (ceramic tiles), sailors, bullfighters and flamenco artists. More info >

La Cartuja

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 info >

Los Remedios

The most modern part of Seville, with large residential blocks, smart clothes stores, and home to the Feria de Abril. More info >

Santa Catalina

This neighbourhood is named after the 14th century Mudejar-Gothic church of Santa Catalina, restored and reopened in 2018. More info >

Santa Cruz

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 info >

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