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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Roman Aqueduct Remains
The Roman aqueduct was an extraordinary work of engineering of the first century BC. It was made by Balbo, from Cadiz, who managed to supply water from the Tempul spring. This was more than fifty kilometres away from Cadiz to the new town, which were the neighbourhoods of Santa María and El Pópulo. To our...

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...

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...

Convent of Santo Domingo
The Convent of Santo Domingo is located in a place known as “the Boquete”. This is so because it was the site where the Anglo-Dutch assailants had thrown the image of the Virgen del Rosario in 1596. The construction of the present monastery complex started in 1645. It could be built thanks to the financial...

Hospital de Mujeres and Chapel of Nuestra Señora del Carmen
The Hospital de Mujeres and Chapel of Nuestra Señora del Carmen dates from the 18th century. There is an interesting collection of works of art, emphasizing on how the canvas La Visión de San Francisco con el Compañero de Espalda, dated around 1601. It is a work of El Greco, which belonged to the private...

Roman Theatre of Cadiz
The Teatro Romano de Cádiz (Roman Theatre of Cadiz), from the first century BC, was part of the urban expansion of Gades. This was developed by Lucio Cornelio Balbo “the Old” and his nephew Balbo “the Young”. Resulting of this project, Neapolis was built. It was a new neighbourhood also endowed with an amphitheatre. The...

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...

Reina Sofía Cultural Centre
Reina Sofía Cultural Centre (Centro Cultural “Reina Sofía”) is an exhibition space with the works of art of Juan Luis Vasallo from Cádiz. He was one of the best Spanish sculptors of the 20th century. This way, the desire that his work was exposed in his hometown was fulfilled. The Centre also houses the legacy...

Litographic Studio Museum of Cadiz
The Litographic Studio Museum of Cadiz (Museo Taller Litográfico de Cádiz) is one of the few of its kind existing in Spain. It is besides the most complete one. It houses an important collection of more than a thousand high-quality lithographic stones from the quarries of Bavaria. Some of them are true works of art,...

Plaza del Mentidero
Plaza del Mentidero (“Mentidero Square”) is located in a very interesting place for tourists. Close to Plaza de San Antonio, the Falla Theatre, the Genovese Park and the Alameda Apodaca. Its construction began in 1755 to complete that part of the town. There are two curiosities about this place that we would like you to...

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