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Torre del Clavero Tower

Calle Consuelo,s/n, 37001 Salamanca, Spain
+34 923293100
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Ranked #28 of 51 Attractions in Salamanca
Type: Observation Decks/ Towers
Traveler Description: Torre del Clavero Tower The tower was built in the 15th century and is part of the Palace of Sotomayor. What is unusual of its architecture is that... more »
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Warsaw, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We found that tower and liked what we saw. As mentioned earlier the tower is quite unusual as it's square at the base and octagonal at the top. Seems like it's a private property so no entrance for visitors.

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Malaga, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

The tower dates to the 15th century and was part of the palace of Francisco Sotomayor, who was a highly placed member of the Order of Alcantara. What is unusual of its architecture is that it has a square base that later turns into an octagon as it goes up. There are small cylindrical towers on each of its eight... More

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