Tower of the Palace, Terrassa

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The ancient stones reverberate with dark secrets, priceless jewels glint in fortified vaults and ravens strut the grounds.

The Tower of London, founded by William the Conqueror in 1066, is one of the world’s most famous fortresses, and one of Britain’s most visited historic sites. Despite a grim reputation for a place of torture and death, there are so many more stories to be told about the Tower. This powerful and enduring symbol of the Norman Conquest has been enjoyed as a royal palace, served as an armoury and even housed a zoo! An intriguing cast of characters have played their part: including the dastardly jewel-thief Colonel Blood, tragic Lady Jane Grey and maverick zoo keeper Albert Cops.
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  • Well-preserved Tower and flame care find it located between such modern construction, highlighting more if possible.
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  • The Torre del Palau, is located in the old town, pedestrian area of Terrassa, is cylindrical and has four plants, currently measured a little over 26 m in height. Access to the tower was carried out through a door located 7 meters from the ground using ropes or wooden stairs.
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  • It is all that remains of the old Castle of Terrassa. It has 26 meters in height and a diameter of 7.5 in the base. In 1991, were torn down houses of the rear of the tower to make it more to the view, and at the same time decided to create the square to gain access to it.
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