10. Cadiz: Plaza de San Antonio & City Highlights Walking Tour
On this visit to the historic center of Cádiz, our professional guide will show you the historical-artistic heritage of Cádiz in great detail.
Departure: Cadiz Casino located in Plaza de San Antonio.
Plaza de San Antonio is presided over by the Church of San Antonio and surrounded by buildings built during the 19th and 20th centuries.
Some of the buildings located in this square are the headquarters of the old Banca Aramburu, with an eighteenth-century cover in white marble, with stipes in the second body and whose façade was renovated in a modernist style by Juan Cabrera Latorre in 1910, and the House-Museum of the writer José María Pemán, from Cádiz, which currently hosts temporary shows and exhibitions.
Plaza de Mina, is located in the heart of the historic center in whose center is the statue of General Espoz y Mina to which it owes its name. It is one of the busiest and liveliest squares in the center of Cádiz.
"It is located on the old orchard of the convent of San Francisco, created in 1838. Initially, two tree-lined streets were built, in 1861 the internal gardens with a kiosk
stop the music. In 1897 it was reformed again. In it is the Museum of Cádiz, where there are two archaeological jewels, the two anthropoid sarcophagi,
works by Zurbarán from the Cartuja de Jerez de la Frontera, funerary objects and Punic and Phoenician grave goods recovered both in Cádiz and in the sanctuary of Melkart, etc.."
Plaza de España, located near the port, houses unique buildings such as the Casa de las Cuatro Torres, the Customs building (current Provincial Council)m and the Monument to the Constitution of 1812 erected in 1912."
Calle Ancha, is one of the most emblematic streets of Cádiz and with more life and pedestrian crossing. Popular neighborhood