Monuments in Alicante Costa Blanca

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    The tower has suffered several modifications and at the moment is aligned with another construction. The facade has also been modified, exaggerating its recesses.
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  • This construction formed part of the coastal network of watchtowers, nowadays it forms part of a private property. In this case, it has a circular base and modern elements that have been added on wit...
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  • Img 1: TORRE DE LA ILLETA
    This watchtower was built in 1557 by order of the viceroy of Valencia, don Buenaventura de Cárdenas, as a defence system against the attacks of the Berber pirates. It stands out from the rest of the...
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  • Img 1: TORRE DE LOS VAILLOS
    The tower is inside the patrimonial group. At the moment it has four floors.
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  • The masonry tower has a house built on to it. Its interior is divided into four floors communicated by a spiral staircase.
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  • The Tower of San José, of Roman origin, is a funeral edification integrated into a Necropolis. Investigation has revealed that it was the sepulchral of a person of special relevancy in the social lif...
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  • Photo Torre AGUAS (Torre del Barranc d'Aigües o de la Lloma DE Reixes)
    The tower is situated in a protected area of outstanding natural beauty that used to be the frontier line between the kingdoms of Castilla and Aragón until 1296, when the monarch King Jaime II fin...
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  • Situated atop the rocky outcrop called Cap d’Or overlooking the Playa del Portet, the tower, which Felipe II ordered built in the 16th century, was once part of the local surveillance system. Working...
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  • Torre del Consell Elx
    The Torre del Consell stands out because of the clock it has at the top. It is a mechanism from which two well-known human figures appear; Miguel Calendura, the larger one, makes the hours sound, and...
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  • Torre del Gerro
    Its privileged position allowed the control of almost the whole of the Gulf of Valencia. Its peculiarity rests in the division presented in its central body, it also possesses a Coat of Arms.
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  • Img 1: TORRE DEL MOLÍ
    This three-storey square building is eleven metres high. It was once used as a defensive tower in order to watch over the town entrance from the River Girona. You can still see the arrow slits and so...
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  • Img 1: TORRE DEL MORO
    It is one of the symbols of the city, which is even found included in the coat of arms. The base is round and the structure cylindrical, with interior access via a spiral staircase, which reaches to...
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  • The Torre del Xarco is to be found at the southern most point of the coastline of the locality, above the Tossal del Mar. It has a troncocónica base and a cylindrical body. It is on private property,...
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    This fortification is found annexed to a house that dates from the 18th century. However, both have been greatly modified.
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  • The origins of this tower are hardly visible given that it was originally built in a rural setting but has been practically absorbed by the city.
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  • Img 1: LA MATA TOWER
    Investigations determine that originally it was not just a vigilance post and that it could have had defensive functions due to the appearance of a contiguous protective wall. Its principal aim was t...
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