5 buildings you have to visit in Cádiz

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5 buildings you have to visit in Cádiz

Our today’s News is about the 5 most important constructions that you have to visit in Cadiz:

This city offers much more than tourism of beachThe charming villages of the province of Cádiz, offer us constructions in Cadiz and cultural offer, its people, festivals and festivities, and the carnivals, that we are talking about the oldest city in the world. Europe. Now let’s take a look at the most characteristic buildings in Cadiz.

These are the following constructions in Cádiz , which we will explain below

  1. Cathedral
  2. Tavira Tower
  3.  Santa Catalina Castle
  4. La Caleta Beach
  5. Roman Theater

1.- Cathedral of Cadiz

“The Cathedral of Cadiz”.

It is a landmark in the city, thanks to its location and beauty every tourist ends up passing through its doors and admiring its beauty and that of its surroundings. Undoubtedly one of the most important things to see in Cadiz .

It is located in the historic center of Cádiz, almost on the edge of the sea, and is visible from almost anywhere in the city.

It has visiting hours for both inside the temple and the Clock Tower. The same entrance to the cathedral is used to access the Cathedral Museum of Cadiz, located at Fray Felix Square, next to the Old Cathedral.

In addition to the pieces exhibited in the museum, it has a deposit with other works of interest.

With a price of 6 €, the entrance hours to the Cathedral are:

  • Monday to Saturday: 10:00 to 19:00 hrs.
  • Sunday: 14:00 to 19:00 hrs.

Website: http://www.catedraldecadiz.com/

Cathedral of Cadiz
Cathedral of Cadiz

2.- Tavira Tower

The Tower T avira  is an experience in itself as it has a Camera Obscura where we can see all of Cadiz and its most emblematic places in real time. A way to know Cadiz from another perspective and observe its people from anonymity.

By the way, so that you don’t go and find it closed, here is its schedule

  • October – April: 10.00 – 18.00 hrs.
  • May – September: 10.00 – 20.00 hrs.

Normal price: 7,00 Euro
Reduced price : 5,50 Euro, for:

  • Persons over 65 years of age.
  • Students with student ID.
  • Large family.
  • Groups with more than 10 people*.
  • People with disabilities.


You can make your reservationby phone +34 956 21 29 10 or by WhatsApp +34 630 56 46 83

Website: https://www.torretavira.com/

Tavira Tower
Tavira Tower

3.- Santa Catalina Castle

The castle of Santa Catalina is a fortification or construction of Cádiz located in La Caleta that goes into the sea thanks to breakwaters.

It was built at the end of the16th century   following the plans of the engineer Cristobal de Rojas.

With a pentagonal floor plan, the star-shaped points that jut out into the sea are striking.

The castle of Santa Catalina is arguably the oldest military construction in the country. Cádiz. The work began in April 1598 and its architect was the military architect and engineer Cristóbal de Rojas.

It is located at the northernmost end of the beach of Caleta de Santa Catalina or, as it is known in Cadiz, “la Caleta”.

  • Monday to Sunday : 11:00 to 19:00 hrs.
Santa Catalina Castle
Santa Catalina Castle

4.- La Caleta Beach

La Caleta Beach
 has always been the best known in Cadiz capital and province.

La Caleta is a beach located in the historic center of the city of Cadiz. It was a natural harbor where Phoenician, Carthaginian and Roman ships anchored next to the channel that separated the archipelago from the islands that made up Cadiz.

You can go to La Caleta any day, at any time, to swim and just relax reading a book under the warm Atlantic sun, you will enjoy it just as much.

  • Type of sand: Fina
  • Type of access: Easy on foot / car / bus
  • Bathing conditions: Calm waters
  • Composition: Golden sand
  • Length: 450 m
La Caleta Beach
La Caleta Beach

5.- Roman Theater of Cádiz

The Roman theater of Cadiz was discovered in the year 1980.

The Cadiz Theater has certain characteristics that differentiate it from the rest of the Roman theaters found to date, such as:

  • It is the second largest theater in the Hispania Romana, surpassed only by that of Córdoba by a few meters. The diameter of the caveaof the Roman theater of Cadiz is about 120 meters, and its capacity would be about ten thousand spectators, quite a lot if we take into account that its population would be around fifty thousand inhabitants.
  • It is the oldest theater among those known so far from the Peninsula. In fact, it is the second oldest theater of the entire Roman Empire, behind only the Theater of Pompey in Rome.
  • It is one of the few public buildings in Roman Hispania to which relevant figures such as Cicero or the Greek historian Strabo mentioned in their works.
Roman Theater of Cadiz
roman theater of Cadiz

What do you think of the options we show you?

Also, you know, if you want to understand and love Cadiz, one of the best options is to join the places we have shown you. And there are not only these!

Finally, there are others to discover in the city of Cadiz.

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