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Address: Plaza de Colon-Ollerias, Cordoba, Spain

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Nice story behind an historical bulding

It is close to the train station and on the way in or out is worth a detour, it is also in walking distance from the roman ruins and can be included on a historical tour of the... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 July 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

It is close to the train station and on the way in or out is worth a detour, it is also in walking distance from the roman ruins and can be included on a historical tour of the city. The building is impressive and the tale behind it is a good one. I would not tell it as many have... More 

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Edmonds, WA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

Depending on where you are staying, the tower may be a little out of the way to get to. You can’t go up the structure and there is no signage explaining its history, which is unfortunate because it’s the story that makes it unique—A man killed his wife because he thought she was unfaithful. She wasn’t so the Caliph ordered... More 

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Hethersett, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2014 via mobile

Best bit about the tower was finding a good bike shop on the way and to ogle the orbea bikes inside. The tower is just a tower but we were walking around the city anyway so used this as a northern landmark

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Malaga, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2013

The Torre de la Malmuerta is a landmark in the area where it is found, near the Plaza de Colon. However I did not find any door to it at all. It is named as the Tower of the Wrongly Killed. The legend is that a nobleman thought his wife was unfaithful and so he killed her. He found out... More 

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Tortona, Italy
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2013

Legends apart from that are told about this tower does not seem like the most beautiful attraction in the city. It is a simple and ancient tower which rises in the middle of traffic, as I said, personally I wasn't looking for it I just found it walking the streets of the city. It is a waste of time, because... More 

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Cordoba, Spain
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2013

considering that there are so many other significant historical places, this is a minor one. Seen one, seen all.

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2012

Forget the traffic and the modern buildings around it........this Torre continues to be impressive.

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