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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”(5 reviews)
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Plaza de la Constitucion, Av Andalucia, 11004 Cadiz, Spain
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"old city"
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"symbol"
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"puerto"
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"isthmus"
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"parts"
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"defense"
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"bastion"
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"century"
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"port"
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"sea"
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"remains"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Whenever I get to Cadiz, it takes my breath away. Every time I drive through it. A perfect start to the visit.

Thank joannasinbox
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

The town walls of Cadiz are still impressive after all these years. The section facing the isthmus has a gateway (two actually) called Puerta de Tierra, topped with a dwarfish tower. The top of the walls are accessible for free in the daytime which unfortunately...More

Thank Alex W
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

"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

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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

Thank DottoreGianni
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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

Thank verotrip
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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

Thank BigHugh51
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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

Thank guyr581
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