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 to visit Torre de El Cable during your Manizales vacation using our convenient Manizales itinerary maker website .
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  • The tower is cool and is a good place for compartr in family or with friends, I recommend it for an afternoon family.
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  • The tower is ok, its history very interessant....Sometimes with lights during night, so you can take a moment to square and relax here. Myself I walked around and find out restaurants & bars very good...  more »
  • It is a monument that recognizes the city's past and highlights the work of the people and the determination to succeed. In addition to the side there is a very nice Juan Valdez to share in family.
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Where to stay in Manizales

With a good selection of economical hostels and mid-range hotels, it's often easy to find a good deal while in Manizales. Most of the town's better sleeping options are located near Cable Plaza, which boasts a giant shopping mall and a variety of restaurants. For a more authentic experience, consider staying at one of the area's coffee plantations, where you can learn about this major regional industry and discover the secrets of local cuisine.
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