Port of Gadir - The Bluebird Cave

Port of Gadir - The Bluebird Cave
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An exciting and magical journey underground in the oldest city in the West, where visitors can discover the mythical Port of Gadir - The Bluebird Cave, the Phoenician port in the city of Gadir and part of the port structures excavated in the natural rock itself. It is located in the city of Cadiz.

The cliff or pier of the ancient Phoenician city of Gadir from the 3rd century BC. A dry dock excavated in natural rock, the place where the warships of the Phoenician fleet would be built and which would play an essential role during the Second Punic War.

The Military Port of Gadir.

This enigmatic area was later reused by the Romans and throughout successive centuries, reaching our days through its discovery in 1958 by the winemaker Manuel Fedriani Consejero, who transformed it into one of the cradles of flamenco in 1960, making it a place of reference until its closure in the mid-1980s, this was the legendary Bluebird Cave.

General admission: €8 Reduced admission*: €6 *Over 65s. *Students with a card. *Groups of 15 people. *Disabled persons. *Accredited members of a large family. *Children under 12 Children under 5: Free of charge. Anyone using a ticket at a reduced rate must prove that they have a valid reason for the reduction.

Room for 15 people It is essential to have a booking and follow all the security measures. Duration of the visit: 45 minutes. Last visit one hour before closing.

October to May from 10am to 6pm. June to September from 10am to 8pm. Closed: 25 December, 1 and 6 January.

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Port of Gadir - The Bluebird Cave
Calle San Juan, 37-39, 11005
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