10 Sights in Jerez, Spain (with Map and Images)

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1. Jerez

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Jerez de la Frontera, or simply Jerez, is a Spanish city and municipality in the province of Cádiz in the autonomous community of Andalusia, in southwestern Spain, located midway between the Atlantic Ocean and the Cádiz Mountains. As of 2020, the city, the largest in the province, had a population of 213,105. It is the fifth largest in Andalusia, and has become the transportation and communications hub of the province, surpassing even Cádiz, the provincial capital, in economic activity. Jerez de la Frontera is also, in terms of land area, the largest municipality in the province, and its sprawling outlying areas are a fertile zone for agriculture. There are also many cattle ranches and horse-breeding operations, as well as a world-renowned wine industry (Xerez).

Wikipedia: Jerez de la Frontera (EN)

2. Asta Regia

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Asta Regia was an ancient city established with high probability in the Atlantic Final Bronze Age that would have lasted until the tenth century AD. Its archaeological remains are today buried under wheat fields in the rural neighborhood of Mesas de Asta in Jerez de la Frontera, in a vast area of 60 hectares. The city that would have been occupied by Tartessians, Phoenicians, Turdetans, Romans and Islamists, would have reached an extension in its maximum period of splendor of 25 hectares, which are being analyzed since 2017 with georadar.

Wikipedia: Asta Regia (ES)

3. Zoobotánico Jerez

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The Zoobotánico Jerez, formerly called Zoológico y Jardín Botánico Alberto Durán, is a zoo and botanical garden located in the Andalusian town of Jerez de la Frontera (Spain). It occupies 60,000 square meters and has projected an Expansion and Renovation Program that would lead to doubling its extension. [citation needed] It was built on the place of arrival of the spring of Tempul, which provided drinking water to the city and several cities of the Bay of Cádiz.

Wikipedia: Zoobotánico Jerez (ES), Website

4. Bodegas González Byass

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González Byass is one of Spain's most well-known sherry bodegas. Its origins can be traced to 1835 when it was founded by Manuel María González Angel, who was subsequently joined by his English agent, Robert Blake Byass. The business was further expanded by the second generation of the González family, amongst them Manuel Críspulo González y Soto. The González family assumed sole control of the business in 1988. The firm produces the fino sherry Tío Pepe.

Wikipedia: González Byass (EN)

5. Cartuja de Santa María de la Defensión

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Cartuja de Santa María de la Defensión Francisco Ruiz-Cortina Aguado / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Charterhouse of Jerez de la Frontera or Charterhouse of Santa María de la Defensión is a monastery in Jerez de la Frontera, Cádiz, Spain. Its architecture is of a Late Gothic style, corresponding to the start of construction in the 15th century, with Baroque aspects dating from the 17th century. The building, completed in the 17th century, has been protected by the Spanish government since the mid-19th century under a heritage listing.

Wikipedia: Jerez de la Frontera Charterhouse (EN)

6. Centro Andaluz del Flamenco

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Centro Andaluz del Flamenco El Pantera / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Centro Andaluz de Documentación del Flamenco (CADF) is an Andalusian institution created in 1987 and incorporated into the Ministry of Culture of the Junta de Andalucía in 1993 located in the Pemartín Palace in Jerez de la Frontera, dedicated to the recovery, conservation, research and dissemination of flamenco.

Wikipedia: Centro Andaluz de Flamenco (ES), Website

7. Museo Arqueológico Municipal

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The Museo Arqueológico Municipal de Jerez de la Frontera is an archaeological museum on the Plaza del Mercado in Jerez de la Frontera, province of Cádiz, southern Spain. The museum occupies an 18th-century building which was declared Bien de Interés Cultural in 1962.

Wikipedia: Museo Arqueológico Municipal de Jerez de la Frontera (EN)

8. Catedral de San Salvador

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Jerez de la Frontera Cathedral is a Catholic church located in Jerez de la Frontera, Andalusia, southern Spain. It is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Asidonia-Jerez. It was declared Bien de Interés Cultural in 1931.

Wikipedia: Jerez de la Frontera Cathedral (EN)

9. Iglesia de la Victoria

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Iglesia de la Victoria 3oheme / CC BY 2.0

The Church of La Victoria is a temple of Catholic worship of Renaissance style, located on Porvera Street in the city of Jerez de la Frontera. Built in 1542, it has undergone several modifications since then.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de la Victoria (Jerez de la Frontera) (ES)

10. Plaza del Mercado

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The Plaza del Mercado is located in the old town of Jerez de la Frontera. Located in the old collación de San Mateo, it owes its name to the fact that there was the old souk or Arab market of the city.

Wikipedia: Plaza del Mercado (Jerez de la Frontera) (ES)


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