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Address: San Sebastian de La Gomera, San Sebastian de la Gomera, La Gomera, Spain
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Interesting fort.

I took the walking tour of the main historical buildings in San Sebastian and this was the last stop of our tour. Very interesting!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
bigfootcanuck
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Stratford, Canada
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Stratford, Canada
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169 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took the walking tour of the main historical buildings in San Sebastian and this was the last stop of our tour. Very interesting!

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Thank bigfootcanuck
Community of Madrid, Spain
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64 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this tower encompasses a small museum that is worth the visit. a nice view of san sebastian can be seen on the top floor. the visits shows maps and historical items on the canary islands.

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Thank creativetravelmadrid
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good to see such an old defensive tower complete, but there are no "interpretive" boards or information and no access when we were there in March, despite what it said ion the guide book.

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Thank Alan D
London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017

The Torre del Conde is the oldest military fortification in the Canary Islands. Set in pretty gardens it's worth a visit.

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Thank Karen B
Newport
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2017

Visited here during a trip to SS, pleasant grounds and gardens and an interesting piece of architecture and history. Worth a 20min stop as not too much to read

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UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017

We visited on a cruise ship and enjoyed wandering around the manicured park in which the tower is situated. The tower is reputed to be the most southern Medieval building. You can climb up the steps to view the park and beach but cannot go inside. Sadly no information boards to tell you more of its origin and purpose.

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Thank Datchet
north wales
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Visited last week, interesting looking tower, can climb up platform on side but not go inside. Situated in a nice peaceful park. The oldest tower in Canaries apparently.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

This is a seriously important historical building associated with Christopher Columbus. It is situated in a pleasant park in the centre of the town. There is really no information outside and you can go up to a balcony on the first floor. Much more should be made of it and I would only recommend going if you are in the... More 

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

This is the only building that has survived since Christopher Columbus era, he worshipped here before setting sail on his voyage of discovery. I was unaware you could go inside but I had a lovely walk within the grounds.

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Thank Nikki245
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

You can walk up the tower, a couple of levels, but not to the very top. Historically interesting (background given by free tourist office tour). Housed a free display of historical maps - great if you're into maps. The surrounding park (grass + imported flowering trees) provides a quiet shady place to sit. Kids play, some brought in from schools.

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