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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A stunning piece of history approached by a longish flat causeway to a moorish style castle that dominates the front of the harbour. Great for photography against the ocean and sunlight and all free entry... beautiful Cadiz!

Thank Nenners56
Reviewed October 7, 2018

A good tale from the past always piques our interest and our guide told us about the 1457 plague-diseased Venetian ship that was forced to stay here while healing (as hey actually did, the story goes). They built a little hermitage here and named it...More

Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Very interesting castle, lovely views & home to some great exhibitions. It is also free entry, well worth a visit.

Thank josephine1940
Reviewed September 18, 2018

The castle is closed for causeway renovation.... unknown completion date. It might be possible to get there by crossing the beach at low tide.

Thank Chris K
Reviewed September 14, 2018

It's located close to the beach. You can go there to make fantastic photos. Entrance is for free. Inside you can find art galllery with very nice painter.

Thank Marcin R
Reviewed August 28, 2018

This castle offers great views of the Atlantic Ocean and of Cadiz city.Very nice place with old brick walls.Definitely worth visiting when in Cadiz.

Thank Smolenic G
Reviewed July 29, 2018

When we visited there were a couple of art exhibitions there. You are free to walk around and you can imagine why it was built to protect the harbour.

Thank glennjones14
Reviewed May 24, 2018

This was a well preserved castle and fortification built in the early 1700's.It has a great location with a beach to one side and it was free to enter. The area contains one of the first modern lighthouses to be erected (1908) in Spain. Well...More

1  Thank Oldjack
Reviewed May 20, 2018

From our map we thought you had to traverse a sandy causeway to reach this ancient monument, but there’s a concrete path. Unfortunately on the day we visited, the path was close, so we had to settled for a short walk along the path and...More

1  Thank machinmad
Reviewed April 28, 2018

A walk to this place was (and is) highly recommended, especially to see the sunset. Lovely sandy beaches either side.

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Renna82
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Response from Tadashii66 | Reviewed this property |
I was there in April and yes it was closed. Even more annoying, they also closed the promenade so you could not walk out to get the view of the city. We ended up going to Castillo de Santa Katarina, very close, which was... More
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Response from JOHNPOTTER1948 | Reviewed this property |
No. But there are lots of restaurants in the Old Town with cold beer and great tapas.
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