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defensive towers

Oropesa was a place of frequent Berber attacks, by what several defensive towers were constructed.

The tower of the King was constructed, on another previous tower of the XVth century, by Fernando de Antequera to improve the coastal defenses, reaching his construction in the XVI.th century

Apart from the defense of the coast against the Berber attacks, it took part also actively in the resistance against the French invading troops.

It Constitutes an exceptional example of the military architecture of the Renaissance epoch. His plant is squared, and it possesses two cabins put up in the high plant and two casemates in the fall, covering the whole horizon. In his interior, the space splits into three apartments.

it Has been restored by big wise move and is in the excellent conservation state.

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