Calaforra Tower, Elche

Tower of Calahorra, in Elche, Alicante / ALC.

Calle Uberna, 14.. Elx / Elche


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It was originally an Arabic tower that gave access to the city. Later an almudín was built next door, which was a building to store and weigh the wheat before taking it to the mills. In the XIX Century it became home to a Masonic lodge foundation, and was decorated with frescos depicting daily life in ancient Egypt. Inside are preserved pottery vessels, Roman mosaics, lamps and other antiques.

Source: Turismo Comunidad Valenciana        

Visit: With ticket. Check prices and schedules in Tourist Office of Elche

Rev.: JGG 14.11.18