San Fernando Popularly known as “La Isla”, it is famed for its saltworks. It had Tartesian, Phoenician and Carthaginian origins. The Suazo Bridge, still stands from Roman times. The traditional architecture is very peculiar, with facades bearing wrought iron gates and barred windows. Amongst its most significant monuments are the Pantheon of the Illustrios Sailors (c.18th), the Iglesia Mayor and the church of Carmen (c.18th). Of scientific interest is the Astronomical Observatory. There is also the historic Court Theatre, which acted as parliamentary floor from 1810 to 1812.