Plaza de Santa Cruz (Seville) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Plaza de Santa Cruz (Seville) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Plaza de Santa Cruz (Seville) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Santa Cruz square, named after the Santa Cruz neighborhood of the Spanish city of Seville. Its location is the one that used to occupy the primitive Church of Santa Cruz. In this square converge the streets Nicholas Antonio, Mezquita, Santa Teresa, and the square Alfaro

The primitive Church of Santa Cruz was erected in 1391 by the Cabildo of the city, in times of Enrique III of Castile on a pre-existing synagogue in the same place. This temple was expropriated and demolished on Wednesday, July 11, 1810 by the French occupation government of the moment, within a wider plan of redevelopment of the city, giving place to the open space that currently conforms the square. The current appearance of the square is due to the urbanization projected by Juan Talavera and Heredia in 1918.

Detail of the Cross of the Locksmith.

Access by the street Nicolás Antonio.

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