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Address: San Sebastian de La Gomera, San Sebastian de la Gomera, La Gomera, Spain
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Set in a simple park it sure has a lot of history attached to it. Surprised at the amount to see within the walls

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Delford M
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Cork, Ireland
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Cork, Ireland
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175 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Set in a simple park it sure has a lot of history attached to it. Surprised at the amount to see within the walls

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Ontario Canada
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638 reviews
388 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 768 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Torre del Conde is a 15th century Spanish fortress located in the Villa de San Sebastián de La Gomera. It is a military-type building. Its function was mainly of representation of the majestic power, and counted on the lack of modern armament on the part of the natives. Of the towers built during the conquest of the Canaries, it is... More 

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Thank SylvieFrancois444
Stratford, Canada
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169 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

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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66 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

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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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 5, 2017

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
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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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130 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
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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Thank BigPaul9967
UK
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457 reviews
354 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
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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96 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
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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Thank rockchickNorthWales
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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438 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
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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