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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 24 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...

Thank ToujoursLaRoute
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
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
Reviewed 4 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
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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