& Villages - Cadiz - San Fernando
San Fernando information
Popularly known as "La Isla", it is famed for its
saltworks. It had Tartesian, Phoenician and Carthaginian
origins. The Suazo Bridge, still stands from Roman
times. The traditional architecture is very peculiar,
with facades bearing wrought iron gates and barred
Amongst its most significant monuments are the Pantheon
of the Illustrios Sailors (c.18th), the Iglesia Mayor
and the church of Carmen (c.18th).
Of scientific interest is the Astronomical Observatory.
There is also the historic Court Theatre, which acted
as parliamentary floor from 1810 to 1812.