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Reviewed 1 week ago

Begun in 1574, the gate and wall went through many changes but it still stands as a testament to the antiquity of Cadiz (believed to be the oldest city in Europe). The tower itself is somewhat pedestrian-friendly (there is a bench or two outside and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cadiz was the first port of call on our recent cruise. A very nice place with lots of architecture and some nice beaches.we went for a panoramic tour around Andalusia very nice.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you at in the city it is we worth walking up to take this in. It is quite some fortified entrance to the old city area.

Thank JohnH3759
Reviewed 13 August 2018

The symbol of the city Cadiz and a wonderful piece of architecture. The tower marks the boundary between new and old and is extremely impressive.

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

This is the entry to the old city. It is impressive and represents the architecture of the time. It is a very busy street so you need to be careful in crossing.

Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed 20 June 2018

This is an imposing stone construction that once guarded the landside entrance to the city. Nowadays, it strides colossus-like across the road into/from the city, marking the delineation between the “old” and “new” towns. Consequently, it is usually the locus of heavy traffic that passes...More

Thank PJandSJ
Reviewed 10 June 2018

nice monument between roads . hard to get closer to take a picture because traffic .hard to miss it.

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 25 May 2018

This monument built around the old defensive walls of the city was built in the 18th century and is a fairly impressive entrance to a town. It separates the old town of Cadiz with the new known as Puerta Tierra. You cannot miss it if...More

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Busy entrance to Old Cadiz with main road running through the gate. Nevertheless quite a grand gate.

Thank tezpil
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Very nicely preserved and refurbished. Somehow difficult to access now, as the gate is used by the traffic. But you can stop by and take some nice pictures...

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