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La Casa del Obispo

Plaza de Fray Felix 5, 11005 Cadiz, Spain
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Ranked #20 of 30 Attractions in Cadiz
Type: Ancient Ruins, Cultural
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English first
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

For 5e you get to see the Roman remains of Cadiz. Mainly sewera and wells. These go back 3000 years. It could get a bit claustrophobic and warm if it was busy. I been now but I wouldn't go back. I'd have a beer in the square opposit.

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I absolutely loved the site! Monumental Archaeology and nice location, just besides the Cathedral of Cadiz. Worthy a visit!

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London
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I loved literally seeing "layers" of history, I have been to "La Casa del Obispo" twice, once with guide and the other one by ourselves.I recommend waiting for the tour, at no extra charge, since you learn so much more! Great way to know more about the OLDEST city in Europe!

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Ancona, Italy
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843 helpful votes 843 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I can't say anything about the tower because I didn't go up, but the museum's very good on the very early settlement of Cadiz / Gades. In some parts of the museum, you walk on glass floors and walkways, viewing ancient remains from high above, so it may not be for people afraid of heights. Open when the cathedral next... More

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Lake Oswego
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10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

While walking around Cadiz, Spain, we stumbled upon La Casa del Obispo, an archeological museum. I don't know if I could find it again without directions! The museum was interesting in that it had clear floors so we were walking over digs showing the ancient history of Cadiz. The placards described the lives and living conditions back to Roman times.... More

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Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

It blew us a way that such an important and well done (albeit small) museum doesn't get more attention. For 5 Euros this is a must see.

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

nice and pleasant museum, set in a beautiful building, those who like history will enjoy this visit. A short tour of the rich history Cadiz, with the same ticket you can also vsit the lovely old cathedral next door.

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The Hague
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8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

Not the most interactive thing in Cadiz but since these remains go back down to 200 b.c. it's worth buying the combo ticket incl. the Cathedral tower.

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north yorkshire, england
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190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

A bit pricey at 6 euros but worth it for the views from the tower with recorded commentary in English.Underground ruins a bit confusing but quite interesting!

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liverpool
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30 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

Very interesting insight to how Cadiz was settled over the centuries. Well laid out and presented

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