Seville, Spain The Gypsy Quarter: Triana City walk by Tara Anbudaiyan

Venture across the river - and come with an empty stomach - for an authentic Seville experience in this working-class district with a walking itinerary from Compass & Key.

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Every neighborhood needs a good market, and Mercado de Triana has served this community since 1823. While you can still find the usual stalls with fruit, cheese, and meat, today the market offers so much more. Take weeknight cooking classes at the Taller Andaluz de Cocina or enjoy sweets at patisserie Bocasu.

Mercado de Triana

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Centro Cerámica Triana

 
You can find evidence of Seville's once-thriving ceramics industry throughout Seville and Spain. After coal-burning ovens were banned in the 1970s, factories began to shutter with the last folding in 2012. Located behind the market, Centro Ceramica Triana is a museum devoted to the history of ceramics and located on the site of a former workshop. Learn about this centuries-old craft through videos and preserved tools, and shop for a piece to call your own. Entry fee: €2.10. Open Tue-Sat, 10a-2p & 5-8p / Sun, 10a-3p

Centro Cerámica Triana

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This museum is a hidden gem, tucked underneath the Triana Market, and exploring a dark period in Spain's past: the Spanish Inquisition. The museum sits on the remains of a castle that served as the center of the Inquisition, managing trials and imprisonments. The audioguide is excellent.

Museo Del Castillo De San Jorge

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Tapas Tour

 
Triana is often overlooked by Seville's visitors, but the cuisine is excellent. Try O'Tapas Albahaca (shown on the map) and nearby Casa Cuesta. Create your own tapas tour by simply exploring the many spots in the Triana district. For a guided tour, Compass & Key thoroughly enjoyed our 3-hour tour with Not Just a Tourist.

Tapas Tour

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The Church of Santa Ana has served Triana since the 13th-century. King Alfonso X ordered the construction of the church to serve the community as it was first being developed. Despite several earthquakes, the church has retained many of its historic architectural features, including its tower, parts of which can be dated to the 14th-century, and the painting in the center of the main altarpiece, dating to the second half of the 13th-century.

Parroquia de Santa Ana

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