Iglesia Hospital de la Caridad

Calle Temprado, 3

Schedule: Of Monday to 9:00 Saturday to 13:00 and of 15:30 to 18:00
Domingo of 9:00 to 13:00

The Santa Caridad Hospital and the Señor San Jorge ChurchThe Santa Caridad Hospital and the Señor San Jorge Church, forming one ofSeville's most distinctive monumental sites, stand in Calle Temprado. The hos-pital is closely linked to the legend of Miguel Mañara.

It was built according toplans by Sánchez Falconete and work started in 1645. Important artists of thetime, such as painters Juan Valdés Leal and Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, thealtarpiece maker Bernardo Simón de Pineda and the sculptor Pedro Roldán,contributed some of their best works to its decoration. The famous Hieroglyphsof Death (Postrimerías) by Valdés Leal are a distinctive hallmark of the Hospital.