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The Real Instituto y Observatorio de la Armada is the scientific institute and observatory of the Spanish Navy, located in San Fernando in the Province of Cádiz, Andalusia, Spain. It was founded in 1753.Plan your Real Instituto y Observatorio de la Armada visit and explore what else you can see and do in San Fernando using our San Fernando trip maker website .
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Real Instituto y Observatorio de la Armada Reviews
Jaime RAugust 18, 2017
Lamentablemente, la guía consigue que la experiencia, de más de dos horas, se haga insoportable. Su discurso, extensísimo, está cargado de datos y opiniones absolutamente prescindibles, que no hacen m... more »Unfortunately, the guide gets experience, more than two hours, becomes unbearable. His speech, this comprehensive, is loaded with data and opinions quite expendable, which do more than muddy the understanding of the place and its importance. Almost at any time, it is educational. Impossible for children. A real shame. I hope that those responsible might correct this situation.
ZifraAugust 13, 2017
Tengo poco que añadir a lo dicho en otros comentarios: el sitio merece una visita sin ninguna duda. Las colecciones son increíbles y el lugar sigue siendo actualmente un centro de investigación de ref... more »I have little to add to what is said in other comments: the site is worth a visit without a doubt. Collections are amazing and the place is still currently a research center.
Joaquín PAugust 10, 2017
La vista guiada es muy recomendable. Fue escuela de los Guarda Marina antes de observatorio astronómico. En el están los relojes atómicos que dan la hora oficial de España. Durante años, el meridiano ... more »The guided view is highly recommended. It was the Marine Guard school before Astronomical Observatory. In the are atomic clocks that give the official time in Spain. For years, the zero meridian of the length of the maps used by Spanish ships (epoch pre-Greenwich) went through it. It has a large scientific library where you saved, among others, an original of the Principia Mathematica for Newton.
Ramon aragon rodriguezPicturesque place which is worth visiting. From there it gives time for all Spain and the first steps that mark the time on the radio comes from there.
Alejandro GarcíaOne of the most important observatories of Spain. In its facilities, we can find a powerful laser telescope, a full seismograph equipment and one of the most accurate clocks in the world. For a time the time signals of the country governed by this watch.
Phobos AlcaideThe private company in charge of the tour requires that you register online don't know where (not found) previously to gain access as a group. No matter from where it come exclusively to visit it, if there are vacancies or if you been waiting an hour (or three conditions together). The only response you'll find is "another day". I find it a huge mistake that is difficult to access to citizenship to the science and technology used in these facilities through useless and unnecessary bureaucracy from a private company. A great way to prosper the motivation of any young person who might be interested in such things. In Wikipedia, they define it as "scientific research and cultural diffusion Center". Yes, "broadcasting".
Juan Antonio PáezIt is a historical place with great importance even to this day. Visits are very pleasant and the personnel of the Navy attends with great professionalism. A site that must obligatorily visit.
Jorge Uriel GómezYou can not miss it. Possibly from the most important landmarks in the province. Indispensable for any lover of science. It is necessary to register prior before the visit. Free guided tour that lasts about 3 hours. Preserved, very well maintained, lots of history and instruments after 250 years of uninterrupted scientific activity. An amazing library. A bit of the history of most notably Spain.
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