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A small relic - single tower & archway built 1408. A defensive structure turned into a prison... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Reinach, Switzerland
One of several city gates

Torre de la Malmuerta is a city gate on the north side of the historical centre and much like the... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2018
London, United Kingdom
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“Worth seeing if you are passing”
18 Nov 2018
“One of several city gates”
Plaza de Colon-Ollerias, Cordoba, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small relic - single tower & archway built 1408. A defensive structure turned into a prison. Apparently the name means "Tower of the Wrongly Dead Woman".

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FrankMoffatt
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Torre de la Malmuerta is a city gate on the north side of the historical centre and much like the several others which are dotted around the city walls.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Built by King Henry III of Castile in the 15th century as a defensive structure for the gates adjacent. Eventually it was used as a prison for mobiles. Now a landmark and sight of the city of Seville. The story goes that name name "Torre...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Located in the Plaza de Colon, the crenelated octagonal tower has an arch attached to it which connected it to the city wall in the old days. As per the local legend, it was built on the house of a nobleman who wrongly murdered his...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed 1 August 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...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank thor2705
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...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank DP49
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

Thank jezzc_13
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...More

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 9 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...More

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank Magellano81
Reviewed 16 April 2013

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

Date of experience: April 2013
1  Thank jay T
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