Arsenal de la Carraca

Arsenal de la Carraca | Source: Texts: Ayuntamiento de San Fernando. Photos: Destino Cádiz.

The Arsenal of the Carraca of San Fernando was the first military establishment created in Spain used for constructing and repairing ships and storing and distributing weapons and ammunition.

It retains some of its most unique buildings, including the Church of the Carraca, the Penal de las Cuatro Torres, the batteries of San Ramon, San Fernando and Santa Rosa, the saddle and engine workshops , the docks and ports where the Jeanne Juan Sebastián Elcano ship-school comes to dock every year.


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