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A haven of peace and well worth a visit

We visited the monastery before walking on to the tremendous Roman ruins of Italica, as suggested... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
kgrecoinfo
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
It made Santiponce worth the visit.

Delightful and the female & only member of staff was charming. NOTE-DOOR ONLY OPENS ON HOUR... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Sandra L
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Warwick, Australia
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Avenida San Isidoro del Campo 18, 41970 Santiponce, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the monastery before walking on to the tremendous Roman ruins of Italica, as suggested by the Rough Guide. Although we were glad we'd done so, the warning I would like to give is that by doing things in this order you can be...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Delightful and the female & only member of staff was charming. NOTE-DOOR ONLY OPENS ON HOUR 10-3. No audio-guide but leaflets in English positioned appropriately. Just loved it and just so sad that so much of it remains a virtual ruin & not available to...More

Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

I wanted to visit Italica only but was recommended by a local tour guide to see the monastery as well. It is very interesting, quite well preserved. All in all you will need a tour guide, it is free entrance. It was extremely nice as...More

1  Thank Tangtian
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We had seen this massive building from the motorway on our way to Italica. By car it is actually only 5 minutes away and could be easily walked. The building looks but is open to the public. The hours are restricted so check their web...More

Thank Keith70
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Old building with fascinating history, lovely art by Spanish masters (Martinez Montanez, et.) and place where first Spanish translation of Bible was done.

Thank solamildred
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We walked to the monastery from Italica, about 30 minutes, we got there at 12.40pm and were prepared to wait until 1pm, but people came out and told us you just knock on the door and the lady lets you in, which she did. it...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

What a surprise! be there on the hour for the woman to let u in and see surprising frescos and inner court. Shop with reasonable prices. Worth a visit as not many tourists.

1  Thank Xenohappenings
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We visited on the way to Italica (ask the bus driver to let you off at the corner, then just walk down the hill and look for the signs.) Check the opening times before you go. The entrance is a small door in the middle...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We saw this massive building from the motorway on our way into Seville little thinking it was open to the public as it looked to be derelict. Unfortunately a large part is and will never be renovated as it is of little historical or artistic...More

1  Thank FoodieOswestry
Reviewed 10 June 2015

We took the public bus from Seville to Italica and didnt have time or energy to walk to Santiponce so came back by car next day as a side trip off the route North to Caceres from Seville. Like Italica it almost deserted so you...More

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