Torres Bermejas

Torres Bermejas, is a fortress located on the hill of Mauror, opposite of the Alhambra in Granada. It was part of the walls around the Granada in the Arabic times.

It currently exists of three towers of mortar, with an open door between the two of them. It has a bastion at the side that is facing the Albaicín, and a well underneath. The three towers are of different sizes, the largest with three floors is in the center. Originally, they were part of a castle, "Hizn Mawror", which was located on the eastern boundary of the new town, near the district of the same name. It was built in the 9th century, but suffered remodeling in the Nasrid era, and in the 16th and 19th century.

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