Panteón de Marinos Ilustres

San Fernando, Spain

Panteón de Marinos Ilustres (Pantheon of Distinguished Sailors) began construction in 1786, was inaugurated without a roof in 1870, and covered in 1948. Here rest the mortal remains of many Spanish sailors.

From the exterior of the Pantheon of Illustrious Mariños, the sober and imposing doorway in neoclassical style stands out. Inside, the elliptical-shaped vestibule particularly stands out, as well as the church, with three naves and a dome over the transept. The most important feature inside are the tombs of sailors situated in the sections of the side aisles: Gravina, Álava, Valdés, etc.



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Founded: 1786
Category: Cemeteries, mausoleums and burial places in Spain


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eusebio quintana gonzalez (15 months ago)
Muchas gracias a nuestro guía Sergio Torrecilla. Hemos salido de la visita muy ilustrados con sus reseñas históricas con alegría y buen humor. Serví en el TEAR entre 1985 y 1986 y nunca tuve la oportunidad de visitarlo. Fue mi asignatura pendiente en mi estancia en San Fernando y por fin pude cumplirla.
Vicente Salvador Peña Gomez (15 months ago)
Impresionante el panteón asi como,su guia Sergio. Te lo explica todo de una manera muy amena,de hecho la hora y media de la visita se hace corta. Sin duda volveremos.
Asun Perez Alonso (17 months ago)
Magnífica la visita, muy amena. Gracias al guía Sergio que se nota que es historiador con un poso Cultural magnífico. Un juglar Moderno. Salimos encantados de conocer la grandeza histórica de nuestro país. Un suspiro de hora y media. Volveremos
CADIZ LOCAL GUIDE Cadiz local guide (2 years ago)
Today we visit the Pantheon of Illustrious Sailors in San Fernando. An experience that makes you immerse yourself in the History of Spain and Cádiz. Your visit is highly recommended.
alfonso garcia carrillo (2 years ago)
Beautiful and a great story of our sailors
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