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Interesting house

Very interesting house and you must go up to terrace on roof. The lady at reception very happy to... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2018
Anne L
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Hamilton, United Kingdom
Stupendous!

Our local tourist guide encouraged us to visit this building to witness impressive trompe-l'oeil... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2017
Emira T
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Tunis, Tunisia
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Sep 5, 2018
“Interesting house”
Oct 19, 2017
“Stupendous!”
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Calle Uberna 14, 03202 Elche, Spain
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

Very interesting house and you must go up to terrace on roof. The lady at reception very happy to help and give a history of house.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Anne L
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Our local tourist guide encouraged us to visit this building to witness impressive trompe-l'oeil. We weren't deceived. initially erected in the XIIIth c., the Torre de la Calahorra, along with the Arab Baths, is the oldest construction in the city. The building was initially a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
4  Thank Emira T
Reviewed September 22, 2016

We were interested to go to this attraction to see the connection with Freemasonry but didn't really understand what was happening as very little information in English. Still just looking at artwork was interesting.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank roastpotato
Reviewed May 18, 2016

The tower has had many uses, seen many occupants since it was part of Elche's fortification. Much is left to the imagination, with a very atmospheric cellar, cum grain store and regal rooms that became a noble mans home. Some good paintings on the walls,...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank maryDyffrynArdudwy
Reviewed March 29, 2016

This is a fascinating and beautiful building which really needs an information leaflet explaining all about it. At the moment it is an art gallery, which is interesting enough, but it is the building which should be the star.

Date of experience: March 2016
3  Thank PublicTransportFan
Reviewed January 5, 2016

Old moors tower later used as Governor's home - now works as small paintings gallery where you can even find several small Sorolla works. Some interiors and decorations are still alive though, hence you can enjoy them. You are also allowed to come to the...More

Date of experience: November 2015
3  Thank khenaro
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