Contact details

C/ Lorenzo Juárez Figueroa
06001  Badajoz  (Extremadura)
turismo@aytobadajoz.es
http://turismoextremadura.com
http://www.turismobadajoz.es/torre-de-espantaperros/
Tel.:+34 924224981
Fax.:+34 924210232

Location

Badajoz

Description

12th-century Almohad monument. This is known as the Watchtower or Alpéndiz Tower. The Espantaperros Tower is in the eastern part of the Citadel and is a watchtower. It has an octagonal plan Most of the tower is solid, apart from its two upper chambers. Originally it was topped by a small square construction decorated with criss-crossing arches. In the Christian era, a Mudejar-style top housing a bell was placed on it.

  • Construction: Tower
  • Artistic period: Arab
  • Historic period: 12th century

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