The best of Culture in Cadiz City

The best of Culture in Cadiz City
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The best of culture in the city of Cádiz

Cádiz city is an ideal place for you to discover the three-thousand-year-old heritage that can be found here and learn all about it, especially if you are a culture lover.

Cádiz boasts a wealth of items of great cultural value: the Cathedral, many churches, Phoenician ruins, museums and so on.

All this will undoubtly make you enjoy your visit to the city of Cádiz.

Cádiz is not only renowned for its beautiful architecture, but also for the less “tangible” culture: for example, flamenco. If you visit Cádiz you should attend a live flamenco show. Surely, it won’t leave you indifferent!

What is more, the local cuisine is undoubtedly part of our culture. When you visit Cádiz, trying the typical coastal food is something that you must do.

In conclusion, if you are a real culture aficionado, Cádiz is one of the best cities to spend unforgettable holidays. Don’t hesitate to check out our website TUDESTINO to find all useful info about the magical city of Cádiz.

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Puerta de Tierra
The current Puerta de Tierra, one of the symbols of the city of Cadiz, is the result of growth of the medieval city. It was necessary to build a new defensive wall at the end of the 16th century. Until the 18th century, it would not acquire its final form. The tower under the access...

Chamber of Commerce
The building of the Chamber of Commerce (Cámara de Comercio) of Cadiz is in Neoclassical style, designed by the architect José Gabarrón. Built in 1801, its three-story façade includes all the technical repertoire of this style. The ground floor with decorative bossage and spans of semicircular arches. The upper floors with double pilasters and classic...

Baluarte de la Candelaria
The Baluarte de la Candelaria was built on a projection angle of land in 1672. The strategic location between San Felipe and the fortifications near La Caleta beach meant a great improvement for the protection of the western front. It is the most ambitious defensive structure built in Cádiz in the second half of the...

Church of la Palma
The Church of la Palma is a Baroque style building from the mid-18th century located in La Viña neighbourhood, in Cádiz. The origins of this temple are tied to the Capuchin order and public rosaries. It was promoted by Fray Pablo de Cádiz at the end of the 17th century, from which arose several companies,...

Ancha Street
Ancha Street (“Calle Ancha”) is, since the eighteenth century, the heart of Cadiz. During the period of the Cortes of Cadiz in 1812, it became the gossip mill of the developing sessions, as reflected in the work of Benito Pérez Galdós. Among others, the following buildings are worth mentioning: the Church of La Conversión de...

Church of Santiago
The Church of Santiago, located in the Cathedral Square, hosted the College of the Society of Jesus in Cadiz, where today only the church remains. After the assault and sacking of the city of Cadiz in 1596 by the Anglo-Dutch troops under the Earl of Essex, the College was in such bad shape that the...

Viewpoint Between Cathedrals
The Viewpoint between Cathedrals (Mirador entre Catedrales) is located right in the existing gap between the new Cathedral and the Santa Cruz Church (the old Cathedral), in Cádiz. It was designed by architect Alberto Campo Baeza. He designed a structure which functioned as covering the underlying archaeological site. Besides, it provides a viewing terrace overlooking...

Plaza de Mina
Plaza de Mina (“Mina Square”) is one of the most popular entertainment venues in Cádiz. Transformed into a public space after the disentailment of the Mendizabal, it has many interesting culinary, cultural (Cadiz Museum and Casa Pinillos) and architectural sites to see and visit. We must mention the house at No. 3, birthplace of the...

Casa del Almirante
The Casa del Almirante (“Admirals House”) was built in 1685 by the Admiral of the Fleet of the Indies Mr Diego de Barrios, in Cádiz. It is one of the most significant examples of the houses of shippers to the Indies preserved in the city. Its great Baroque façade stands out, made of red marbles...

Casa de las Cadenas
Casa de las Cadenas (“House of Chains”) is currently the headquarters of the Provincial Historical Archives. The origin of its construction lies in a curious story that occurred during the procession of Corpus in 1692. A strong storm forced the guardians to shelter in this house. After this episode, its owner, Manuel Barrios, decided to...

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