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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  • Not far from the Torre is there a piece of cable car. This starts from the former station, now Faculty of architecture. In the building one can be a bit of history. The cable car was during a 40 year used to the coffee from the coffee region to the Rio Magdalena, thence to the North coast where the coffee was shipped to the USA and Europe
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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 »

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