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Lithographic Museum of Cadiz

Museo Taller Litográfico

The origins of the Lithographic Museum  can be traced back to the former German Lithograph of Cadiz, which was set up in 1861 and  continued to produce artistic prints until the end of the 20th century. It is one of the few museums of this genre in Spain and the most comprehensive, and it should be noted that Cadiz was the third Spanish city, after Madrid and Barcelona to have a lithographic workshop.

The Tia Norica´s Puppet Theatre

Teatro de Títeres de la Tía Norica

Opened in 2012, the Tia Norica’s Puppet Theatre is the site where the old Comedy Theatre of the city stood. It is a medium-sized facility, which can hold up to 330 people and which has stalls and an upper circle.  Its programme focuses on theatrical performances and features those related to puppets and marionettes, such as the Ibero-American Puppet Festival, and in particular, those performance of the Tia Norica Company. Its Christmas and Sainete (farce) pieces are a long established tradition in Cadiz.

Elcano Sailing Centre

Centro Naútico Elcano

The Puerto Elcano Sports Complex is a key sport-leisure facility of City Council to enable local residents and visitors alike to access sport and water sport activities.  All year round, it provides a wide range of services and activities at its shore (23.000 m2) and sea (20,000 m2) facilities.  These facilities began to be used in July 1998 with the Junior Sailing Spanish Championship, which endorsed the suitability and ability of the facility to host top events.

Chamber of Commerce

Camera di Commercio

The building, dating back to 1801, was designed by the architect José Gabarrón and is in the Neoclassical style. Its three-storey façade divided in three sections features the whole technical repertoire of the style; the ground floor is decorated with padding and openings with semi-circular openings; the upper floors with double bolstered pilasters and classic capitals in the central section and simple in the others; the openings are finished with straight pediments.

Central Market

Mercato Centrale

The Cadiz Central Market was designed by Torcuato Benjumeda, who devised a Neoclassical rectangular quadrangle as a Doric arcaded market area.  It stands on the site of the market garden of the Monastery of Los Desclazos, now the square known as Plaza de la Libertad, which was disentailed in the decade of 1830.  The old market of the Plaza de la Libertad was opened in 1838 and remained practically untouched for a century. In 1928, the market was refurbished, under the aegis of Mayor Ramón de Carranza, thanks to which the building in the central space was constructed.

Cadiz Conference Centre

Palazzo dei Congressi di Cádiz

The Conference Centre was constructed using the structure of the Cadiz Royal Tobacco factory, which was first built by Phillip V of Spain in 1741 on the site of the city's former corn exchange.  The current building, structured in three storeys, with an irregular floor plan covered an unobstructed city block, was built there in 1883.

Rivadavia Room

Sala Rivadavia

The Rivadavia Room is the space that the Cultural Provincial Foundation of Cadiz Provincial Council uses for contemporary art exhibitions, fundamentally featuring artists from the province.  Its programme includes all current artistic disciplines (painting sculpture, photography, installations, performances, etc) and is open to every possible style, from figuration to abstraction, and covering every type of opportunities.  As it is based in the building that houses the Consulate of the Republic of Argentina in Spain, there is an emphasis on the Americas.  Exhibitions by Latin America artist

Unicaja Cultural Centre

Centro Unicaja de Cultura

The Cadiz Unicaja Cultural Centre (CUC) is a space that has been set up with the aim of becoming one of the main centres of Cadiz's cultural life, acting as a stimulus for reflection, an educational centre and a factor to energize the surrounding area. The Centre, designed as an open space for the general public, has a broad programme of cultural activities such as exhibitions, lectures, music, theatre, dance, films or popular traditions.

Flower Square and Post-Office Building

Plaza de las Flores ed Edificio delle Poste

The Plaza de las Flores or Flowers Square is a popular urban spot noted for the colourful stalls selling flowers  in the centre.  It is usually a hive of activity and becomes even livelier at Carnival time, as many of the street performances by the Carnival revellers take place around the nearby Plaza de la Libertad.

Victoria Beach

Playa de la Victoria

Urban beach, located between the rockfill breakwater of Santa María del Mar Beach and the start of the Cortadura Beach. It is a large beach with a generous promenade running along its whole length, which is lined with restaurants that are ideal spots to try the local cuisine.  This beach offers a full range of services and amenities available for its users.
Longitude: 2.800 mts.
Amplitude: 185 mts.
Average occupancy level: High

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