Guided tour

Seville: Hospital de los Venerables Guided Tour

Seville: Hospital de los Venerables Guided Tour

From $33.99 per person

Go on a guided tour of the historic Hospital de los Venerables and see its restored interiors, beautiful church frescos, collection of art exhibits, and its magnificent courtyards.

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the restored interiors and exteriors of the Hospital de los Venerables
  • Discover the stunning frescos found in the church and sacristy
  • Admire 17th-century Baroque works of art and sculpture
  • Learn the history of a hospital that once housed retired and sick priests
  • See the permanent art collection of the Velázquez Center
Full description
Follow an expert guide and discover the fascinating history of the Hospital de los Venerables (Hospital of Venerable Priests), a baroque jewel located in the Santa Cruz neighborhood of Seville. See the impressive restoration of its interiors and exteriors and visit its historic permanent art collection. Begin the tour with a guided walk through the Santa Cruz neighborhood before arriving at the former hospital, which was founded by Justino de Neves for retired and sick priests in the 17th century. Enter through the former’s watchman's house that gives direct access to the grand cloister. Admire the paintings that decorate the walls of the building’s church made by the painter Valdés Leal and his son Lucas Valdés. See the beautiful sculptural works of Martínez Montañes and Pedro Roldán, who are considered to be the greatest Baroque image-makers of Seville. After visiting the church temple, you will walk through the patio of Doña Elvira that inspired José Zorilla for the creation of Don Juan Tenorio. Next, visit the Velázquez Center to enjoy great works of religious Baroque art from the 17th century portrayed by renowned artists such as Velázquez, Murillo, Zurbarán, and Pacheco. Lastly, go up a wonderful staircase under an exceptional Mudejar-styled coffered ceiling and enter the Baroque-style library leading to a contemporary painting center.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Entrance tickets
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Product ID: 392896