In Seville, the art of the guitar is very alive, as it respects teachers and master luthiers. You wouldn’t expect any different in the city of Flamenco.
Strolling through Seville in search of guitar shops can prove to be a doubly special experience. In fact, many street performers wrap the streets of the historical district with the sounds of their guitars. The quality of our luthiers and their wonderful shops complete this unique shopping experience.
The leit motif of your route through the guitar shops will be those chords that float through the air, highlighting your experience of the city.
That’s right, Seville sucks you in from the beginning with the art of flemenco, and of course, with its essential instrument: the guitar.
The International Guitar Festival is held in Seville each year, an event honouring this instrument with the presence of famous Spanish guitarists, whether classical or flamenco. And of course, the Flamenco Biennial, which brings together the best flamenco guitarists every two years.
Seville’s different festivals give the guitar a leading role.tweet
At the end of this article, we will provide a list of establishments that are worth knowing for the quality of their products.
We warn you, it is very easy to fall in love with the guitars made by these master craftsmen in their workshops and feel the urge to buy one for yourself. Don’t feel bad, you wouldn’t be the first person who succumbed to the magic of the guitar in their journey and learned to play our most noble instrument with soul.
In the heart of Santa Cruz, you can visit the Casa de la Guitarra. A multifunctional space with the guitar as its theme, this interpretation centre has become the first guitar museum in Spain.
- The first work for four-way guitar was published in 1546 in Seville by Alonso Mudarra.
- There are two basic types of Spanish guitar: classical guitar and flamenco guitar.
- The “Casa de la Guitarra” was chosen in 2015 as one of the 10 best museums in Spain by tourists.