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The city of Gadir was one of the oldest Phoenician settlements in the West. Back in the first quarter of the first millennium before Christ, the Phoenicians of Tyre had already set sail on their first exploratory voyages.  They founded a stable colony at a date that was difficult to accurately establish until the discoveries unearthed under the Puppet Theatre.
The lack of architectural remains of Phoenicians settlements throughout the Mediterranean makes the Gadir archaeological site a fundamental place to discover the way of life of the former Phoenician culture. The site is at the highest point of the oldest island of Erytheia, the smallest of the ancient Cadiz archipelago.  It has therefore become an important yardstick for the different interpretations regarding the...

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  • The central vault, turret and upper walkway of the Puerta Tierra, the gateway to the land, which has been reopened to...
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    Palacio de Congresos
  • The area around what is  known today as the “Varela Barracks”, which only began to be built up a few...
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    Avenida
  • The Cathedral Museum is located in what was the former Counting House. It is located on the site of the cavea of the...
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    Plaza Catedral
  • The demolition of the city walls in the port area, at the start of the 20th century, allowed this ample landscaped area...
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    Diputación
  •   It´s located in the Central Module of Victoria Beach, aiming to provide tourist information during...
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    Playa Victoria
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    Plaza de Mina
  • The Roman Columbarios outside the city walls are currently the only remains that can be visited of Cadiz’s Roman...
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    Puertatierra
  • This bastion was built on a corner of land jutting out to sea in 1672.  Its strategic position, between the San...
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    Alameda Apodaca
  • After several  frustrated attempts, the Dominican order founded their first monastery in Cadiz in 1639.  It...
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    Palacio de Congresos
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    Caleta - Castillos
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    Alameda Apodaca
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    Palacio de Congresos
  •             PROYECTO NAMAE La Ruta Fenicia Gadir, es una actuación...
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    Ayuntamiento
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    Avenida
  • En el edificio anexo al Oratorio de San Felipe se encuentra el Centro Cultural El Doce, un Centro de Interpretaci...
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    San Felipe Neri (centro)
  • The building, which was begun in 1736, has a façade that was designed following the typical architecture of...
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    Mercado

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