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All along the watchtower(s)

Driving along coast roads you’ll see these iconic towers at irregular intervals on vantage points... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
nnmercman
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Camberley, United Kingdom
"Lots of Towers"

Enjoyed seeing the towers along the coast as we were riding in our motor coach. They were... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
tagent22
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Saint John, Indiana
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30 Jan 2018
“All along the watchtower(s)”
5 Nov 2017
“"Lots of Towers"”
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Driving along coast roads you’ll see these iconic towers at irregular intervals on vantage points - I can even see two from our holiday villa sun terrace (see my pics). Back in the day they were used as lookouts for pirates and the like -...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Enjoyed seeing the towers along the coast as we were riding in our motor coach. They were constructed in the 16th century as lookouts for pirates who would look for coastal towns to raid. Very interesting. The scenery is just beautiful along the coast, an...More

Thank tagent22
Reviewed 6 November 2016

These watchtowers along the coast were mainly constructed in the 16th century as a lookout for the approach of pirates like the Barbary Corsairs intent on raiding the coastal towns.

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Reviewed 14 November 2015

These spanish towers are tower of strengths i love seeing them as they are so majestic on a sunny warm day, as you look up and picture a battle and how the battles of war was won and was there any methods to over shoot...More

Thank SCHUMIFAN1956
Reviewed 17 July 2013

When travelling the Andalucian coast between Almeria and Malaga your attention will be attracted by the many towers, several less than one km to apart. They have rather standardized shape, are some 20 m high and represent heavy investments. They are some 500 years old...More

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