A Wonderful Landscape
After getting this magnet from Spain, you may feel every morning as though you have your own view of a gorgeous waterfront landscape to look forward to. No doubt most people who make plans to travel to Cadiz feel the same way about this most wonderful city in Spain. History, breath taking views and a wealth of neighborhoods that are sure to keep you on your feet for much of the day.
To many people, this place seems to have it all. Visiting kids are sure to love the abundance of lovely parks with exotic plant life and all the running around space they could dream of. Some adults may feel just as excited about the architectural styles that are abound in Cadiz, such as the numerous influences that can be found in its cathedrals.
Cadiz in Focus
By all means, Cadiz is one of Europe's oldest cities, and that shows. The curious traveler will find plenty opportunities to prove it right. Perhaps one of Cadiz most distinctive features is the huge number of plazas that are surrounded by old buildings. The traveler can start at Plaza de Mina which dates from the early Nineteenth century. Manuel de Falla was born in one of the buildings facing the plaza, and at the number 5 the traveler can visit the Museum of Cadiz where he or she can confirm that this city is really old. The visitor can head to Plaza de la Cathedral and to the Plaza de San Francisco where he or she can wander around San Francisco church and admire the adjoining convent. At Plaza San Antonio, the Spanish patriots proclaimed their constitution in the first half of the Nineteenth century. The visitor will find a statue of Emilio Castelar who presided the first Spanish republic. Finally, Plaza de Espana features the Monument to the Constitution of 1812. All in all, this is a great travel souvenir to take back home.