22 Sights in Cádiz, Spain (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Cádiz, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 22 sights are available in Cádiz, Spain.

Sightseeing Tours in Cádiz

1. Puerta de Tierra

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The Puerta de Tierra is a stronghold of what was the entrance wall to the city of Cádiz, Andalusia, Spain. Built in the eighteenth century by Torcuato Cayón, the façade is carved in marble and is conceived more as a religious altarpiece than as a military fortification. It is of cultural interest.

Wikipedia: Puerta de Tierra (ES)

2. Emilio Castelar

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The Monument to Emilio Castelar de Cádiz (Spain), the work of the sculptor Eduardo Barrón, is located in the center of what was Plaza de Castelar, current Plaza de la Candelaria. It pays homage to the Cadiz Emilio Castelar, who was born at number 1 of the same square, on September 7, 1832. In its place there was formerly a small fountain. The initiative was due to Mayor Luis José Gómez Aramburu. The foundry was made in 1905 by Ignacio Arias, in Madrid.

Wikipedia: Monumento a Emilio Castelar (Cádiz) (ES)

3. Arco de la Rosa

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The Arch of the Rose is the old western gate nestled in the walls of medieval Cadiz. It is currently located next to the Cathedral of Cádiz, in the Plaza de Pío XII. It is an Asset of Cultural Interest.

Wikipedia: Arco de la Rosa (ES)

4. Gran Teatro Falla

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The Gran Teatro Falla is a theater in the city of Cádiz, Andalusia, Spain. It is located in the Plaza Fragela, facing the Casa de las Viudas and adjacent to the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Cádiz.

Wikipedia: Gran Teatro Falla (EN)

5. Parque Genovés

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The Genovés Park is a historic garden located by the sea in the historic center of Cádiz (Spain). It is one of the most outstanding in the city. Its origin dates back to the late eighteenth century, although throughout its history, it has undergone various extensions and remodeling.

Wikipedia: Parque Genovés (ES)

6. Torregorda

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torregorda is a military tower in the province of Cadiz, located between Cadiz and San Fernando. The tower was originally built in the early seventeenth century, perhaps on the remains of the original tower and the frame of Heracles built at this place. It is part of a tower system that monitors the coast and can quickly transmit alarms through smoke or bonfires. torregorda maintains at least eye contact with sancti petri, Towers and San Sebastian. Around the tower, batteries will be built in the first half of the eighteenth century. His semicircular forehead directs artillery to the high seas while protecting the road between Cadiz and san fernando. Subsequently, it had to carry out reforms when Napoleon's army arrived, including modifications to the surrounding moat and land front. Avoid being used as a reference for the enemy in the war with ee. u.u., the tower was demolished into a sturdy basement in 1898, and the present tower will be completed in 1932. The battery was in good condition but partially occupied the moat, losing the guardrail and moat wall from the north side.

Wikipedia: Torregorda (ES)

7. Torre Tavira

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The Torre Tavira is the tallest watchtower in the old city of Cádiz, with approx. 33 meters above ground and 45 meters above sea level, and the second highest point, only surpassed by the towers of La Catedral, at approx. 58 meters above sea level. It is located in the House-Palace of the Marquises of Recaño, on the corner of Marqués del Real Tesoro and Sacramento streets, and was built in the eighteenth century in Baroque style. Designated official watchtower of the port of Cadiz in 1778 for being the highest level, it receives the name of its first lookout, Lieutenant Antonio Tavira. It currently houses the Camera Obscura, one of the most symbolic tourist attractions of the city of Cádiz.

Wikipedia: Torre Tavira (ES), Website

8. Monumento a Cayetano del Toro

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To show gratitude, the people of Cadiz tried to make excuses by erecting a cayetano monument to bulls and quartiellers in the mine square. sra.d. sponsored biedma, hoping she carved Marianne blessings. There is no crystallization in this project. When he died, the Hispanic American Academy did not want to postpone the tribute any longer and encouraged the creation of a collection at what was then known as PlazadeM é ndezN ú ñ ez. biedma's patronage died on 14 September 1927 in Cadiz, but did not see that his purpose was to realize the Bull Monument of his cayetano friend.

Wikipedia: Monumento a Cayetano del Toro (Cádiz) (ES)

9. Gades

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Gades is the Latin name of the current city of Cádiz. The Greeks called it Διδύμη (Didýme). Always considered an island, it was described by authors such as Pomponius Mela or Pliny the Elder. García y Bellido makes the following comment: "Gades was in ancient times an island, and still is, although the fact is not perceptible. This is why Pliny, Strabo and Mela speak of it when describing the islands that circle the continents." The city had two urban centers, one on the islands and one on the mainland, hence the name of Διδύμη.

Wikipedia: Gades (ES)

10. Iglesia de San José

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The church of San José is a neoclassical temple of the late eighteenth century located in Cádiz, Spain, completed in 1787. It was declared an Asset of Cultural Interest in 1979. Su construction was in charge of the architects Torcuato Cayón and Torcuato Benjumeda. The exterior is in a borrominesque style. It is composed of three naves, the central one higher than the other two, and dome. The pediment is topped by two square towers flanked by Ionic columns. The domes, both of the transept and the towers, are finished in blue ceramic.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de San José (Cádiz) (ES)

11. Teatro Romano

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The Roman Theatre of Cádiz is an ancient structure in Cádiz, Andalusia, in southern Spain. The remains were discovered in 1980. The theatre, which was likely built during the 1st century BC and was one of the largest ever built in the Roman Empire, was abandoned in the 4th century and, in the 13th century, a fortress was built on its ruins by order of King Alfonso X of Castile.

Wikipedia: Roman Theatre (Cádiz) (EN), Website

12. Castillo de San Lorenzo del Puntal

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The pillar of St. Lawrence Castle, also known as the Pillar Castle, along with St. Louis Castle and matagorda Castle, was part of a complex defense system installed in the Spanish city of Cadiz during the War of Independence to control the entrance to the bay. The square san lorenzo del puntal, the pillar area, is located in the neighborhood of the same name.

Wikipedia: Castillo de San Lorenzo del Puntal (ES)

13. Estadio Nuevo Mirandilla

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Nuevo Mirandilla is a football stadium in Cádiz, Spain. The stadium is the home ground of Cádiz CF. The stadium was originally inaugurated as Estadio Ramón de Carranza on 3 September 1955. It has since then been completely rebuilt twice. With a capacity of 20,724 seats, it is the 24th-largest stadium in Spain and the 5th-largest in Andalusia.

Wikipedia: Nuevo Mirandilla (EN)

14. Faro de San Sebastián

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The San Sebastián Lighthouse is a lighthouse located in the entrance fortress to the port of Cádiz, the Castillo de San Sebastián, in the province of Cádiz, Andalusia, Spain. The fortress has been classified as an Asset of Cultural Interest since 1993 and the lighthouse is managed by the port authority of the Port of the Bay of Cadiz.

Wikipedia: Faro de San Sebastián (ES)

15. Museo de las Cortes de Cádiz

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Iconographic and Historical Museum of the Cortes and Site of Cádiz. Today called Museo de las Cortes. It is a historic art gallery located on Calle Santa Inés de Cádiz. It was born as a reference within the acts carried out in the city to commemorate the Centenary of the Constitution of 1812, the first in the History of Spain.

Wikipedia: Museo de las Cortes de Cádiz (ES)

16. Iglesia de San Lorenzo

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The church of San Lorenzo Mártir located at the confluence of Calle Sagasta n.º 55 and Calle Armengual n.º 3 in Cádiz (Spain) is due to the patronage of Bishop Lorenzo Armengual de la Mota, with the intention of providing the neighborhood of La Viña with a parish aid.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de San Lorenzo Mártir (Cádiz) (ES)

17. Casa Palacio de los Mora

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The house-palace of Mora is located on Calle Ancha, within the historic center of the city of Cádiz (Spain). The property, listed as an Asset of Cultural Interest since 1981, dates from the mid-nineteenth century and is the work of the architect Juan de la Vega y Correa.

Wikipedia: Palacio de Mora (ES)

18. Monumento a la Constitución de 1812

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The Monument to the Constitution of 1812 is a monument in Cádiz, Spain that commemorates the centennial of the signing of the Constitution of 1812. The monument, commissioned in 1912 and completed in 1929, is located in the centre of the Plaza de España in Cádiz.

Wikipedia: Monument to the Constitution of 1812 (EN)

19. Segismundo Moret

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The Monument to Moret is an instance of public art in Cádiz, Spain. Designed by Agustín Querol, it consists of a bronze statue of Liberal politician Segismundo Moret put on top of a pedestal displaying elaborated allegorical reliefs.

Wikipedia: Monument to Moret (Cádiz) (EN)

20. Iglesia de la Conversión de San Pablo

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The church of the Conversion of San Pablo, known as the church of San Pablo, in the city of Cádiz is a Catholic temple of the seventeenth century that was rebuilt in neoclassical style in the late eighteenth century.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de la Conversión de San Pablo (Cádiz) (ES)

21. Catedral de la Santa Cruz de Cádiz

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Cádiz Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church in Cádiz, southern Spain, and the seat of the Diocese of Cadiz y Ceuta. It was built between 1722 and 1838. The cathedral was declared Bien de Interés Cultural in 1931.

Wikipedia: Cádiz Cathedral (EN), Website

22. Iglesia de Santa Cruz

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The Church of the Holy Cross is a Roman Catholic church in the Spanish city of Cádiz. It was the cathedral of the Diocese of Cádiz y Ceuta between 1602 and 1838, when the new Cádiz Cathedral was completed.

Wikipedia: Church of the Holy Cross (Cádiz) (EN)


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