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Los Guzmanes Tower

  • Torreón de los Guzmanes tower. Avila © Turespaña

    Torreón de los Guzmanes tower. Avila © Turespaña

  

Category

Tower

Date

Siglo XV

Style

Renaissance
Plaza Corral de las Campanas s/n
05001 Ávila
Ávila, Castile-Leon
Ávila

Telephone+34 920357102

Websitehttp://www.avilaturismo.com

Headquarters of the Provincial Council of Ávila.

The building dates from the 15th century. It is also known as Palace of the Mújica. The façade is made of granite masonry, divided into two levels with no decoration. On one of the corners, a large tower stands. It has a square floor plan, and its parapet presents crenellations and smaller watchtowers. The tower's entrance has a semicircular arch and is framed by an alfiz. Inside we find a very well-preserved Mudejar coffered ceiling. King Alfonso XII stayed at this building, while the writer Enrique Larreta decided to place the main character of his novel Don Ramiro's Glory in it. At present, the building houses the headquarters of the Provincial Council.

Practical information

Timetables

 

Tuesday to Saturday

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Public holidays and Sunday

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Closing days: Monday

Rates

 

Free admission

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Calendar

Monument dedicated to Saint Teresa of Ávila opposite the walls of Ávila © Huellas de Santa Teresa de Jesús

Oct 15, 2017 to Oct 15, 2018

Commemoration

Ávila
Teresian Jubilee Year

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Jul 7, 2018 to Jul 31, 2018

Festival

Ávila
Nights and Battlements

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Apr 14, 2019 to Apr 21, 2019

Festivity of International Tourist Interest

Ávila
Easter Week in Ávila

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To be confirmed 2019

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