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The maze like structures in the middle of the fortress are the Arms Square. It’s where the garrison of soldiers and the military elite lived. It is best seen from up high, looking down from the Torre del Vela ( the Watchtower) - Picture of Alcazaba, Granada

Photo: The maze like structures in the middle of the fortress are the Arms Square. It’s where the garrison of soldiers and the military elite lived. It is best seen from up high, looking down from the Torre del Vela ( the Watchtower)

Mairwen1 wrote a review Jan 2021
United Kingdom4,233 contributions10,112 helpful votes
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The climb up the narrow and uneven brick and stone stairs is absolutely worth it when you get to the top. There are 4 towers but unless you’re energetic, then there’s no need to climb them all. The best tower to choose is the Torre de la Vela or Watch Tower. It’s the tallest,
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Date of experience: February 2020
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