The best of Culture in Cadiz City

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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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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...

Torre Tavira – Camera Obscura
Torre Tavira – Camera Obscura is an 18th-century observation tower that became a tourist attraction in Cadiz (Andalusia). The tower is located in the heart of the old town. Its main attraction is the so-called Camera Obscura, where there is a lens system and mirrors offering a 360º view over Cadiz. The visit to the...

Former La Palma Spa
The Fomer La Palma Spa (Balneario de la Palma) is one of the most unique buildings of Cadiz. Opened in 1926, it replaced the traditional Baños del Real. It is a building made of reinforced concrete, which has two distinct nuclei: the entrance hall, built on the wall (la Muralla) and the Spa called Balneario,...

Gadir Archaeological Site
Gadir Archaeological Site (Yacimiento Arqueológico Gadir) exposes the result of the excavation carried out from 2006 on which strata of urban occupation were discovered since the end of the ninth century BC. C to the present. The shortage of Phoenician architectural remains found so far made this place a must to discover the ways of...

Arco del Pópulo
The Arco del Pópulo was the primitive Puerta del Mar (“Doorway to the sea”), since it was the main access to the port area of Cádiz. At the beginning of the 17th century, the chapel of Nuestra Señora del Pópulo was built before it. It gives the current appearance of a passage. The characteristics of...

Palacio de la Diputación
The current Palacio de la Diputación of Cadiz (“Palace of the Deputation of Cadiz”) was built in the 18th century as the Customs headquarters. It has been featured in several episodes of great historical importance, being the seat of the Regency during the siege of the Napoleonic troops. It was also the first place where...

Plaza San Antonio
Plaza San Antonio (“San Antonio Square”) is one of the nerve centres of Cádiz. During the 18th century, it became the hub of urban expansion and complement to the Plaza de San Juan de Dios in different acts. Here, the Constitution of 1812 was proclaimed and it was also the scene of the bloody suppression...

Church of Santa Cruz (Old Cathedral)
The Church of Santa Cruz (or Old Cathedral) is the most historic temple in Cádiz city. Built on the site of a former Muslim mosque, at the behest of Alfonso X of Castile, it was built as a cathedral in 1263. The original building was Gothic-Mudejar style, but has undergone several modifications. The exterior is...

Tía Norica Puppet Theatre
The Tía Norica Puppet Theatre (Teatro de Títeres de la Tía Norica) recently opened. It occupies the site of the old Comedy Theatre in Cádiz. Accommodating up to 330 people, it has focused on theatrical plays. This theatre includes those related to puppets and marionettes, especially those of the Company of Tía Norica. The interior has...

Cathedral Museum of Cadiz
In the Museo Catedralicio de Cádiz (Cathedral Museum of Cadiz), many items are exposed, such as tables, paintings, ivory and sculptures of great value. There are also the custodies, chalices and other important works of goldsmith and silverware mostly belonging to the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Recently, it has enabled a room dedicated to the...

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