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Torre de la Calahorra

03202 Elche, Spain
+34 966 65 82 43
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Stupendous!

Our local tourist guide encouraged us to visit this building to witness impressive trompe-l'oeil... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Emira T
,
Tunis, Tunisia
Lovely building

We were interested to go to this attraction to see the connection with Freemasonry but didn't... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
roastpotato
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Swinford, Ireland
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good48%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
19 Oct 2017
“Stupendous!”
22 Sep 2016
“Lovely building”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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03202 Elche, Spain
CONTACT
+34 966 65 82 43
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Our local tourist guide encouraged us to visit this building to witness impressive trompe-l'oeil. We weren't deceived. initially erected in the XIIIth c., the Torre de la Calahorra, along with the Arab Baths, is the oldest construction in the city. The building was initially a...More

Thank Emira T
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We were interested to go to this attraction to see the connection with Freemasonry but didn't really understand what was happening as very little information in English. Still just looking at artwork was interesting.

Thank roastpotato
Reviewed 19 May 2016

The tower has had many uses, seen many occupants since it was part of Elche's fortification. Much is left to the imagination, with a very atmospheric cellar, cum grain store and regal rooms that became a noble mans home. Some good paintings on the walls,...More

1  Thank maryDyffrynArdudwy
Reviewed 29 March 2016

This is a fascinating and beautiful building which really needs an information leaflet explaining all about it. At the moment it is an art gallery, which is interesting enough, but it is the building which should be the star.

2  Thank PublicTransportFan
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Old moors tower later used as Governor's home - now works as small paintings gallery where you can even find several small Sorolla works. Some interiors and decorations are still alive though, hence you can enjoy them. You are also allowed to come to the...More

2  Thank khenaro
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