Andalusia Sights

Cádiz Cathedral

  • Pl. Catedral Map It
  • Cádiz
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Updated 06/07/2014

Fodor's Review

Five blocks southeast of the Torre Tavira are the gold dome and baroque facade of Cádiz's cathedral, begun in 1722, when the city was at the height of its power. The Cádiz-born composer Manuel de Falla, who died in 1946 at the age of 70, is buried in the crypt. The cathedral museum, on Calle Acero, displays gold, silver, and jewels from the New World, as well as Enrique de Arfe's processional cross, which is carried in the annual Corpus Christi parades. The cathedral is known as the New Cathedral because it supplanted the original 13th-century structure next door, which was destroyed by the British in 1592, rebuilt, and rechristened the church of Santa Cruz when the New Cathedral came along.

Sight Information


Pl. Catedral, Cádiz, Cádiz, 11002, Spain

Map It



Sight Details:

  • €5 (includes crypt, museum, and church of Santa Cruz)
  • Museum, crypt, and Santa Cruz: Mon.–Sat. 10–6:30, Sun. 1:30–6:30; Cathedral: Mass Sun. at noon

Updated 06/07/2014


Map View

Map of

What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights
  • Hotels

See all sights in Andalusia

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?




Don't Miss



No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE e-mail communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.