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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  • Although many cities have aerial cableway, Manizales by topography allows to appreciate the complexity of the construction in the mountains of Colombia, from your Cable you can see the architectural and cultural contexts of the area, as well as one of the major tributaries that descend from the Nevado del Ruiz.
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  • No doubt this tower has become a step required by the city, you can not pass there without taking a cute picture under it.
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  • Meeting place for many activities, is an icon of the city, illuminated recently by the 168 of Manizales, presents a spectacle at night.
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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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