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Good for a quick look and picture!

The Alhambra water tower is another example of the Mediterranean style architecture that was... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2017
ARodriguezP
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Miami, Florida
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interesting historial fature

if you are in the area, then come and have a look for a little historical feature in coral... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2017
madiestan
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Miami, Florida
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2000 Alhambra Circle, Coral Gables, FL 33134
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

The Alhambra Water Tower sits in a small park along Alhambra Circle in Coral Gables. It is certainly much more attractive than a typical water tower. One might not want to make a special trip to it, but probably worth seeing if in the general...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed May 9, 2018

Architects and photographers delight. Tower is close you get to walk around the grounds in 5 minutes, take pictures and move on. Quick visit to explore the history of Coral Gables and is free.

Thank NoraWetzstein
Reviewed October 14, 2017

When in Coral Gables, please do stop by this local historic landmark to see what drove the inventive vision of the city founders and architectural planners. A unique and lovely spot to visit.

Thank JPA-Miami
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

The Alhambra water tower is another example of the Mediterranean style architecture that was instrumental in the urban planning of Coral Gables by its founder George Merrick. It was designed to look like a lighthouse so as to esthetically conceal the water tower. It's located...More

Thank ARodriguezP
Reviewed July 2, 2017

if you are in the area, then come and have a look for a little historical feature in coral gables.......

Thank madiestan
Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

This water tower was covered to look as if it were a lighthouse. It is a large structure made of concrete made to look like a lighthouse, but you cannot go in or do much other than take a picture. It is a fun story...More

Thank Ausecl
Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

This is an interesting landmark with no place to park to see it. I dropped my friend off and kept driving in a circle until she was ready to leave and had finished per pictures. Check out the pics. That's exactly what it looks. Interesting...More

Thank Maryann W
Reviewed December 17, 2016

The water tower is an important landmark within Coral Gables and deserves to be seen. Although access inside is not granted, the exterior is worth seeing. Historical signs provide insight.

1  Thank Pillsbury1111
Reviewed August 22, 2016

The Alhambra Water Tower is a lighthouse that has never seen the ocean. This was part of George Merrick's vision, the founder of the City of Coral Gables. The tower was built in 1924 and has the inner steel tank covered with reinforced concrete to...More

1  Thank RobinVBurr
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Not much to see here, but cool to drive by and take a picture besides this historic water tower in Coral Gables.

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