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Convento de Santa Paula

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Hidden away gem

This is a difficult place to spot and once you get to it you'll be left wondering which door you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
impavidus
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A must see

The walk through the streets to get there was lovely. Saw some good non touristy parts. On arrival... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2018
FM100
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Calle Santa Paula | La Macarena, 41003 Seville, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a difficult place to spot and once you get to it you'll be left wondering which door you will need to knock at but it doesn't really matter as the nuns are very friendly and you'll soon be ushered in. The small museum...More

Thank impavidus
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Not a bad review as such but we tried to visit last week at the recommendation of a friend and couldn’t get in. The nun and a couple of other people I spoke to only spoke Spanish but the gist I got is that we...More

Thank Francesca W
Reviewed May 25, 2018

The walk through the streets to get there was lovely. Saw some good non touristy parts. On arrival the intercom must be used and you will be let in to a wonderful courtyard. It is very peaceful and calm. We were greeted by a really...More

Thank FM100
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

So disappointed I couldn't see it - it says here that they're open 10-1 everyday. Had just a few hours before I had to go back home, walked through some slightly sketchy neighborhoods to get there, but got turned away because apparently they're closed on...More

Thank Christina S
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

There's just something special about this Convent - from ringing the doorbell to being greeted by a nun then entering through the small wooden door it was all rather surreal. Beautiful paintings and religious articles that are curiously interesting as was the small church. The...More

1  Thank Glenda B
Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

Very glad that we visited here - just ring the doorbell at the main gate and you will be greeted by one of the nuns (and a big smile) The rooms are beautiful with lovely artwork and make sure that you make a purchase of...More

2  Thank NumbersONEandTWO
Reviewed March 12, 2015

The Convent of Santa Paula is a real treasure. You can see art that has been accumulated here over the centuries. There is plenty of art that is very good, made by masters. You can also buy convent sweets to help the nuns earn their...More

1  Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed October 18, 2014

They are not in the center, but still doable on foot. I was afraid to be late, but they are open till 13:30, not 13:00 as I thought. The nuns do not speak English, but there were another visitors from Spain who were kind to...More

5  Thank europelover48
Reviewed July 3, 2014

On our visit we were the only visitors! Ring the intercom at the gate and you are swept into the cloistered world. Up the stairs and the museum awaits, such a treat! Objects great and small, art works, furniture and a glimpse of the wonderful...More

2  Thank glensy
Reviewed April 18, 2014

The Convent of Santa Paula is a surprise because it has plenty of religious art, much of it good. There is a museum that one has to see. Some art was made by famous artists like Pedro de Mena. The art has accumulated over the...More

1  Thank BennyMalaga
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