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Torre de El Cable, Manizales
(4.3/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web)
The tallest lattice tower in an elaborate cable transport system from Manizales to Mariquita, Torre de El Cable served as a key part of this feat of engineering from 1922 to 1961. Long out of commission, it nevertheless continues to draw visitors with its impressive construction of approximately 1,470 blocks of wood from Guaiacum, mahogany, bay, and Comino trees. Contemplate the genius it took to build and stroll the historical area surrounding. Plan your Torre de El Cable visit and explore what else you can see and do in Manizales using our Manizales trip builder.
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  • Good monument which has a local history and is part of the culture of Manizales! Very bie surrounded by different places to eat drink coffee or beer!
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  • The vicinity of perfect and unmistakable to meet with friends, the night life around Central magnificent of this monument cannot be closer of youth, beer in the bleachers and outdoors in pink zone.
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  • The tower itself was pretty fun. Has a night iluminzação that is really pretty, but worth more by location, since it is a region of many attractions, such as bars, nightclubs, etc.
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