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  1. The Torre del Oro (Arabic: بُرْج الذَّهَب, romanized: burj aḏẖ-ḏẖahab, lit. 'Tower of Gold') is a dodecagonal military watchtower in Seville , southern Spain . It was erected by the Almohad Caliphate in order to control access to Seville via the Guadalquivir river.

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  3. Torre del Oro - Wikipedia

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    The Torre del Oro (Arabic: بُرْج الذَّهَب, romanized: burj aḏẖ-ḏẖahab, lit. 'Tower of Gold') is a dodecagonal military watchtower in Seville , southern Spain . It was erected by the Almohad Caliphate in order to control access to Seville via the Guadalquivir river.

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  4. Torre del Oro | Turismo de Sevilla - Visita Sevilla

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    It is a watchtower located on the left bank of the Guadalquivir river, in the city of Seville, next to the bullring of the Real Maestranza. It is 36 metres tall. It closed the passage to the Arenal with a section of wall that united it with the Torre de la Plata, which formed part of the walls of Seville that defended the Alcazar.

  5. Torre del Oro, Seville - Tripadvisor

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    The Torre del Oro (Tower of the Gold) dates from the 13th century. When the Almohads chose Seville as their capital, they erected two buildings: the Torre del Oro and the Giralda. The first used to be part of the Moorish ramparts between the Reales Alcázares and the rest of the city. It was rebuilt in 1760, when a small tower was added.

  6. The Tower of Gold | The inspiration behind myriad Seville stories

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    The Tower of Gold, the inspiration behind. myriad Seville stories. Golden tower (Torre del Oro) along the Guadalquivir river, Seville (Andalusia), Spain. (Golden tower (Torre del Oro) along the Guadalquivir river, Seville. On the left bank of the river Guadalquivir, close to the Maestranza bullring, stands the Torre del Oro [Tower of Gold], which has been casting its shimmering reflection onto the river since the thirteenth century.

  7. The Torre del Oro is located next to the Guadalquivir River and near the Plaza de Toros. The name "Golden" tower refers to Andalusia's prosperous period during the times of the Latin American colonies. When ships entered Seville via the river, they could discharge their cargo (gold) here. In addition to being a storage place, the middle part is a prison.

  8. Torre del Oro, the golden tower in Seville | Fascinating Spain

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    Torre del Oro, the golden tower in Seville. Torre del Oro is a signature monument in the city of Seville. It stands on the left bank of the Guadalquivir, next to the bullring of Real Maestranza de Caballería. The tower was built in 1220 with the aim of guarding the city’s harbour and the entrance to the current old town.

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