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Museum of Cadiz, Cadiz
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Discover the history of the city and admire Spanish art at Museum of Cadiz. The story of Cádiz unfolds as you study artifacts, models, and informational displays. Be sure to check out the ancient history section, which boasts two Phoenician marble sarcophagi from the 5th century BCE. Upstairs, track the development of Spanish art from religious iconography to surrealism. Admire the work of 16th-century masters, including Ribera and Murillo, and modern artists such as Miró. Don’t miss the museum’s prized collection of Zurbarán paintings. Put Museum of Cadiz on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Cadiz itinerary maker.
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  • If you want to know a little history of Cadiz by the civilizations that have been there. Justito. The square where is very nice, has maintained its structure through the years
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  • As lover of archaeology have no words, I had been there much more time, but it was pleasure trip with my wife and had to share everything. I liked much all what vi, museisticamente you lack something of update but it supplements the excellent parts that are exposed. In the area of painting, Zurbarán and others pictures of the time all a pleasure for the senses.
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  • Long time that I knew some of the works that are kept in the Museum, but to see them in person meets expectations. To take advantage of the spaces of the Palace where the Museum is located, there are exhibitions of classic and modern painters. Very well spent and distributed.
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  • Extremely good. 3 floors . 90 minutes. Some very contemporary art and outstanding Phoenician archeological exhibits.
  • Specifically the archeological part of the museum is great. They also have paintings by Rubens and Murillo that are nice to see.
  • Interesting museum, free for the EU citizens, rich of artifacts, especially from the prehistoric and ancient Cadiz. Quite lacking in the colonial and Napoleonic era.
  • If you like the archaeology (sarcophagi Phoenician, mosaics Roman), the history ancient and the art (much Zurbaran, Murillo, Rubens, looked, Sorolla,...) not you it can lose.
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  • A museum that you moved from the Neolithic to the modern era with grace and intelligence. It gave me knowledge and peace. Thanks to friendly caretakers of art in the rooms for their friendly welcome and to all those who made possible this wonder.
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