Arco del Pópulo is an archway of the city of Cádiz, southern Spain. It has been declared a Bien de Interés Cultural site.Put Arco Del Populo. into our Cadiz holiday planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Cadiz.
The Arco del Pópulo in the city of Cádiz ( Spain ) is the primitive Puerta del Mar, because it accessed the port area, and was flanked by two cubes. At the beginning of the 17th century, the chapel of Nuestra Señora del Pópulo was built before it, which has given it the appearance of a passageway that it presents today. The characteristics of the interior wall match the building techniques of the Islamic walls of the tenth and eleventh centuries, while the arched, arched, it is very possible that originally was horseshoe. The arrangement of its voussoirs makes it possible to situate it in the 12th century, in the Almohad period, like the entire original perimeter wall.
Arco Del Populo. Reviews
It is an arch, it has a long history which happened to reshape its present tense. It is valuable history and Cadiz does itself proud to preserve it and play it up a bit but ... (there is always a... more »
The old Sea Gate (Puerta del Mar) to the medieval quarter, of Islamic origin back on the 10th and 11th century. Modified by the time, impressive mainly by its age. more »
Interesting place with a very good restaurant conveniently nearby
Nothing special compared to everything Cadiz has to offer.
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