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Hospital de La Caridad, Seville

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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3.9/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web
Hospital de La Caridad is a chapel that serves as both a religious site and a functioning hospital, providing social and medical care to some of Seville's elderly poor. Walk through the courtyard of the church, where you can appreciate the Tuscan columns and arches decorated with tiles depicting biblical scenes. There are marble fountain sculptures near the church's entrance. Inside, you will see paintings by Murillo and Valdes Leal covering the walls, as well as arches and domes decorated in Baroque style and extensive plasterwork. Make sure to take in the main altarpiece, decorated in gold and polychrome, with an array of sculptures and columns. Make Hospital de La Caridad part of your personalized Seville itinerary using our Seville tour planner.
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  • A very beautiful church interior, a tranquil courtyard and well preserved remains of one of the arches of the shipyard can be seen here. The entrance to the church is tucked away in the corner to the ...  read more »
  • Founded by Don Miguel Manara (who may have been the inspiration for Byron & Mozart's Don Juan), this charitable hospital is a peaceful (spiritual) oasis in Seville. It is nice that your entrance fee g...  read more »
  • Little is can tell of a church that has with the magnificent altarpiece baroque of Pedro Roldán and of the two best works of Valdés Leal: Finis Gloriae Mundi and the famous In Ictu Oculi. If we relate these works with the epidemics of plague that ravaged Castile in the 17TH century, we understand the importance given to death by that time and the reason for the works by Valdés Leal. Must-see
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  • The most famous works by Valdés Leal herein: creepy paintings Finis Gloriae Mundi and In Ictu Oculi, which remind us that the worldly wealth does not face death.
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  • Important place for lovers of Spanish Baroque. If you have time, visit required
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  • Just like I don't have a lot of people great place.
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  • It is not a nursing home. Incorrectly registered.
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  • Because it is necessary to read the biography. He founded it
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