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Torre de El Cable, Manizales

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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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  • It is very safe and pleasant, has an excellent panoramic view and on clear days the snow, looks very friendly people
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  • This monument is at the center of the zona rosa where you will find all the bars, restaurants and cafés. At night, it is all lite and gives a nice vibe to the area. 
  • With aggressive rainy weather and cold, this tower is preserved, well maintained and lit, next to the shopping centre and a park for those who walk and enjoy the trade is ideal, the tower is a point of reference for meetings and a place where taking photos is safe and there are multiple angles for images in the memory of having seen this monument to the aerial cable.
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