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Address: Torremolinos, Spain

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Walked passed it a couple of times before inquiring what is was. You couldn't get up close as all sectioned off, was told by staff at our hotel that it was unsafe.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 December 2016
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WEST YORKSHIRE
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WEST YORKSHIRE
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Walked passed it a couple of times before inquiring what is was. You couldn't get up close as all sectioned off, was told by staff at our hotel that it was unsafe.

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London, United Kingdom
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532 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

This is a great 14th century tower situated at the bottom of Calle San Miguel. Unfortunately Torremolinos Ayuntamiento is either unwilling or unable to allow anyone to get near it. Furthermore views are obscured by buildings so you can't even get a decent look at this historical building.

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Thank Nomadman411978
Cork, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

While on holidays recently my Husband and I tried to visit the Pimentel Tower. It can only be seen from a distance which is a pity.There are souvenier shops and cafes around it but you can't actually get near the tower. Shame that it is not promoted more and more access to it.

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Thank Caroline D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A landmark of the past. Easy acces and interesting to discover. There should more info dedicated to tourist to explain what it was in the past.

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Thank Claude M
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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70 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

As this tower is supposedly what gave Torremolinos it's name, it is such a shame you can't get to it! You can see some of it from behind the cheap and nasty shops. On the steps or from the beach road you can see it almost in its entirety - but from a bigger distance. Also visible from the Cervantes... More 

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

The tower that give Torremolinos its name hidden up the accent or decent of "Esacalera" It's pretty anonymous and note signposted, & impossible to visit, so you'll have to look up at it from the street, amongst the bars & cafes & nic nack shops that surround it!

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Thank Ly2ns74
Magherafelt, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

Have seen this Tower numerous time whilst in Torremolinos, didnt really have any desire to visit just observed from a distance

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Thank 365Eileen
Tortona, Italy
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2015

Pimentel Tower is one of those sights that I never understood what it is .. It is there, near Calle San Miguel at the beginning of the descent of the "Esacalera" leading directly to the playa. A turret fairly anonymous and impossible to visit, but you'll have to observe it from distance.

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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80 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2015

I am very lucky. I spent only one night in Torremolinos before flying on to a proper holiday resort, The whole town is just a mess of fish and chip shops, loud bars full of loud, uncouth people and tatty restaurants all selling the same food. The streets are dirty, the hotels are all high-rise boxes that ruin the skyline.... More 

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Oxfordshire
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37 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2015

This is what gave the town it's name "Torres de los Molinos" and yet it sits looking quite forlorn at the top of the steps up from the beach to Calle San Miguel. What it really needs is for some TLC and for it to be turned into a small museum of the area. As it is, only the birds... More 

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