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Puerta de Tierra

Plaza de la Constitucion, Av Andalucia, 11004 Cadiz, Spain
+34 956 24 10 01
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“old city” (8 reviews)
“symbol” (3 reviews)
“puerto” (4 reviews)
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Plaza de la Constitucion, Av Andalucia, 11004 Cadiz, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

"Puertas de Tierra" is a part of the old gates into the city of Cadiz built in the 18th century. As with all gates, it performs a defensive function and has a bastion right in the centre between 2 of the gates. There's a sort...More

Thank macedonboy
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

We went here in late November and whilst the weather was wonderful the place was empty. It is free to climb up the tower and then walk along the wide walls to look back across Cadiz,along the coast, or out to sea. There are loads...More

Thank Pete_Gill_W
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

The entrance to the old city of Cadiz this is a really imposing structure, basically a gate built many centuries ago, along with city walls. It has had to undergo re-fitting, as the original entrance was too small to accommodate modern day traffic, but it's...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

I recommend going to this spot while you take a walk around the center of Cadiz. Gives you an idea of what the city was back in the day. You can almost imagine the invasions and fleets across the sea, and the Spanish soldiers guarding...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Our cruise ship was moored at the port. It had been a very hot day and we waited until late in the afternoon to have a brief look around Cadiz. We didn't have to walk far from the port to see the combination of old...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

As you cross from the new territories to the old you sense a dramatically change the streets become narrower and the multi conglomerate high street companies less. Full of back streets and surprises with every turn. Lovely place plenty to see over a long weekend...More

Thank Trev W
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

Take your time to walk around the remains of this old walls protecting the old city. You can easily spend a day here and in the surroundings (market, cathedral, many plazas,old strets and old houses, etc

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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful, well preserved historical architecture, a symbol of Cadiz! It's a place you cannot skip if you are in Cadiz! :)

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Reviewed 20 May 2017

I had some time to kill so I visited. It is interesting but not much there. You could easily do in an hour. There is a really small information area that tells you a lot about the history of the cadiz forts.

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Reviewed 20 November 2016

This area is where cruise ships arrive and is the gateway to Cadiz. The area is flat and the sidewalks are nice so walking is easy. The tourist information center is located steps away and they have a lot of info including free maps of...More

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Mabel C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Puerta de Tierra, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2017

Hi Sentellr: Thank you for your advice on visiting our city and its valuation. Greeting

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