Special Places # 117

Cadiz – Spain

Photo Gallery

1 – Cargo ships from all the world ready to enter the Cadiz Port to unload, also to load. View at sunset in this busy port.

2 – Strong walls at the fortified old City.

3 – A monument in a park in the old city.

4 – The gate, entrance to the Old City, well fortified for era.

5 – Inside the walls of the fortfied Old City, just around a plaza where famous composer of Music Manuel de Falla was born.

6 – Other installations for the Port, also plenty of Industry, modern housing, and business.

7 – La Catedral Vieja ( The Old Cathedral). Cadiz actually has two cathedrals that are located just a few minutes walk from one another. The Catedral Vieja (old cathedral), whose official name is Parroquia de Santa Cruz, was built by King Alfonso X in 1262. It is believed that is was erected directly on top of a mosque from the time when the Moors ruled the Spanish peninsula.

© HJ Ruiz – Avian101

10 thoughts on “Special Places # 117

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: