Torre de la Malmuerta, Cordoba

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Observation Deck · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
The Torre de la Malmuerta is a gate tower in Córdoba, Spain.

This albarrana tower was built in 1406–1408, by order of King Henry III of Castile, over a pre-existing Almohad structure, to defend the gates of Rincón and Colodro. Later it was also used as a prison for nobles.

Having an octagonal plan, the tower has an annexed arch.

The names, meaning "Tower of the Wrongly Dead Woman", refers to a woman who, according to a legend, was killed here by her husband after a false accusation of adultery.
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  • Torre de la Malmuerta is what remains of an old city gate. The structure was built in the early 15th century as one of several gates around the city. The name, Tower of the Wrongly Killed Woman...  more »
  • Built in the early 15th century. This is a minor attraction. This albarrana tower is a defensive gate built to defend Cordoba. It was inspired by a similar gate in Seville.  more »
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  • Nice landmark. a little bit out of the circuit. not a lot to see. mostly outdoors. if you have the time to pass by it’s worth to check out
  • Very well preserved monument.

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