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Hospital de los Venerables

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Neighbourhood: Casco Antiguo
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Address: Plaza Venerables 8, 41004 Seville, Spain
Phone Number: +34 954 56 26 96
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A Treasure of Velaquez and Murillo paintings.

Be sure to go and see their art on show and the church. The audio guides are included in the entrance price and are very informative on the art displayed. An oasis of calm.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Geoff993
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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Be sure to go and see their art on show and the church. The audio guides are included in the entrance price and are very informative on the art displayed. An oasis of calm.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a very special exhibition on from November 8 to February 28 featuring Velaquez (1599-1660) and Murillo (1617-1682) who were artists from Seville. The admission is 8 Euros, which is steep for the size of the museum, but I believe it is higher for this particular show. There are only 19 paintings, but some are from the National Gallery... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bit expensive for what you get to see. A temporary painting exhibition (Velazquez and Murillo) nice. Hospital and church ok.

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Thank Martin v
Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to see the special exhibition of Velazquez and Murillo. Many of the paintings were from museums worldwide. I specially liked the paintings of Murillo, which were St. Anne Teaching the Virgin to Read, and The Holy Family with a Little Bird. The chapel is very beautiful and I took many photos there.

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Cadiz, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very recommended visit, the surroundings of the building as well as the one in itself and of course taking advantage of the exhibition of Murillo and Velazquez. Do not stop seeing the Church.

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Thank 129oli
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The chapel is quite a surprise, and well worth visiting while in Seville. Other than that, there's not a lot to see so it doesn't require more than about 30 minutes. It is between the cathedral area and the river/tower, so is a good stop on the way.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Entry was Euro5-50 which included an audio guide - probably on the expensive side, notwithstanding the quality on offer. The Hospital, which was formerly a hospice for retired priests, really has 3 elements of interest. The first you reach straight after the ticket office which is the small, but impressive, courtyard. The next is the small church with spectacularly painted... More 

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really pleasant surprise. On a very busy hot day this was cool and quiet. Very few visitors in what was effectively and old priests retirement home! Classically decorated chapel and amazing ascension painting that is worth laying on the floor in the sacristy to get a memorable photo. Gallery of religious art by famous artists worth a look. A... More 

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Thank CornishSuspect
West Midlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely church but the rest of the buildings and grounds are not that interesting. Had a free ticket; would not have gone otherwise.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We stumbled on this while walking through the old city. Beautiful telework and an "over-the-top" church within its walls. Worth a visit and free on Sundays.

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