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Hospital of the Five Wounds
This large building has a rectangular floor and four courtyards defined by a cruciform layout of two large corridors used as infirmaries. In order to comprehend the importance of this hospital, we must go back to 1500, the year in which Catalina de Ribera began one of the best known and popular works of charity in 16th century in Seville. The foundation passed into the hands of the priories of Santa Maria de las Cuevas, in 1540 by means of her last will, and as such became open to public competition for the construction of a majestic building in the proximity of the Macarena gateway. Its church was designed by Hernán Ruiz en 1560. The hospital was functional until it was forced to close due to its deteriorating state in 1972. The building was restored in 1992 and is currently used as the seat of the Andalusian Parliament. They turned the church into the chamber and the infirmerie into the library.

Hospital de las Cinco Llagas
Este gran edificio tiene planta rectangular y cuatro patios que configuran un trazado cruciforme con dos largos corredores que se usaban como enfermerías. Para comprender la importancia de este hospital debemos ir al año 1500 en el que Catalina de Ribera comenzó una de las principales obras de caridad del siglo XVI en Sevilla. La fundación pasó a manos de los priores de Santa María de las Cuevas en 1540, tras su testamento. Desde entonces se abrió un concurso público para la construcción de un gran edificio en las proximidades de la Puerta de la Macarena. Su iglesia fue diseñada por Hernán Ruíz en 1560 El hospital estuvo funcionando hasta que se obligó su cierre por su mal estado en 1972. El edificio se restauró en 1992 y es desde entonces la sede del Parlamento de Andalucía. Transformaron la iglesia en el hemiciclo y la enfermería en la biblioteca.

Visiting hours / Horario de visita (Previous appointment)
Individual: Monday / Lunes 17:00-19:00
Groups / Grupos: Mondays to Fridays / Lunes a viernes 10:00-14:00

Address: C/ Parlamento de Andalucía s/n
Directions: Macarena district

Zona de la Macarena

othercontact: 95 459 22 09 (individual)
Phone: %cr 95 459 22 88 (groups)

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  • Updated Feb 17, 2006
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