C/ Lorenzo Juárez Figueroa
06001 Badajoz (Extremadura)
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