Torre de la Malmuerta

Córdoba, Spain

The Torre de la Malmuerta is a gate tower in Córdoba. It was built in 1406–1408, by order of King Henry III of Castile, over a pre-existing Almohad structure, to defend the gates of Rincón and Colodro. Later it was also used as a prison for nobles.

Having an octagonal plan, the tower has an annexed arch.

The names, meaning 'Tower of the Wrongly Dead Woman', refers to a woman who, according to a legend, was killed here by her husband after a false accusation of adultery.

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Founded: 1406-1408
Category: Castles and fortifications in Spain

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tony hilden (2 years ago)
Buebo
bobby du 95 (2 years ago)
Wow
Joe Cabello (3 years ago)
Very well preserved monument.
Ric Diez (3 years ago)
Nice landmark. a little bit out of the circuit. not a lot to see. mostly outdoors. if you have the time to pass by it’s worth to check out
Anthony Muljadi (4 years ago)
Just see in passing
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