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11 Oct 2015
“A real gem for Carmen fans”
18 Sep 2015
“Well worth the trip just for the conversation”
Original little shop located at the room where famous cigarre maker Carmen met her lovers. We sell little antiquities, vintage articles,books, posters, handcrafted souvernirs around Carmen in particular, and Seville in general. Probably, the best...more
Calle Candilejo No 8, 41004 Seville, Spain
+34 954 22 49 66
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Reviewed October 11, 2015

A tiny shop tucked into a tiny street is a wonderful find for anyone who enjoys Carmen and the operas of this lovely setting. Stop by to find treasures related to Carmen.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic shop with nice souvenirs. The star is the owner though who was lovely and have its lots of great advice. A real fountain of knowledge and very interesting

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Robert R
Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Loved this unique shop in Santa Cruz. Even better was the friendly and helpful shop owner who took the time to share all sorts of Sevilla's gems with us. Stop by for fun souvenirs and great tips from the nicest man in Spain!

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank cocox2
Reviewed February 28, 2015

This adorable little shop (and the owner's) specialty is 'Carmen' items... appropriately, with Bizet's great opera set here in Seville...and this shop sits next to where 'Carmen' is rumored to have 'rendezvoused' with various lovers;) Knowledgeable, English-fluent shop owner, Manolo, has assembled a tempting 'treasure-trove'...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank wildswanDelaware
Reviewed November 4, 2014

Le Secret De Carmen is a little shop within the old quarters of Seville dedicated with an exquisite dedication to reveal George Bizet's Carmen. The attention to detail is superb, the owner of the shop is generous in knowledge and sympathy. On the other hand...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Isaac A
Reviewed August 2, 2014

We attempted to visit three times whilst in Seville at appropriate "normal" opening times based on previous trip advisor reviews. Shutters open doors locked on 2 occasions shutters shut on 3rd. No information as to opening. Window shopped - it looked interesting but short of...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed July 11, 2014

This little shop is full of creative finds. If you're looking for a one of a kind gift, Manolo is the man to visit. He has an excellent selection of books, hand made items, and vintage pieces. As another reviewer mentioned, the orange soap smells...More

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank relevart23
Reviewed June 23, 2014

Unique selection and a charming owner who was very happy to give us some insider tips on things to do and see in Seville. I went back twice to buy more of the orange soap he carries. It smells so beautiful and evokes such strong...More

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank Cindy L
Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

In a city full of tourist shops, this little shop offers genuine, interesting, tasteful souvenirs. Well worth seeking out. Opening hours are unusual - it opens at noon when a lot of shops are closing. Very friendly, English-speaking manager.

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Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

An interesting find that has items ranging from cute handmade one-of-a kind t-shirts, old books, ceramics to posters dating back to 1920s. The store has a lot character and more importantly, Manolo, the owner, is a wealth of knowledge and one of the kindest people...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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