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Espantaperros Tower

  • Espantaperros tower from the citadel. Badajoz © Turespaña

    Espantaperros tower from the citadel. Badajoz © Turespaña

  • Espantaperros tower and the Alcazaba citadel. Badajoz © Turespaña

    Espantaperros tower and the Alcazaba citadel. Badajoz © Turespaña

  

Category

Tower

Date

Siglo XII

Style

Andalusi
Plaza Alta s/n
06002 Badajoz
Badajoz, Extremadura
Badajoz

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.

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Only the exterior of the monument can be visited.

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Calendar

View of a procession during Easter week in Badajoz © Extremadura

Apr 5, 2020 to Apr 12, 2020

Festivity of National Tourist Interest

Badajoz
Easter week in Badajoz

Badajoz Carnival © Junta de Extremadura

To be confirmed 2020

Festivity of National Tourist Interest

Badajoz
Badajoz Carnival

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To be confirmed 2019

Festival

Ricardo Carapeto Auditorium - Badajoz
Badajoz Flamenco and Fado Festival

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To be confirmed 2020

Festival

Badajoz
Extremadura International Folk festival

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