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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  • Make sure you either read about this or take a quided tour that includes the information. Just an old cable station if you don’t get the info! Great history. 
    Make sure you either read about this or take a quided tour that includes the information. Just an old cable station if you don’t get the info! Great history.  more »
  • Good place with plenty of bars and restaurants nearby. At walking distance of the best places in town (La Patateria, La Suiza, Coffee Pub). Cool place for taking photos too 
    Good place with plenty of bars and restaurants nearby. At walking distance of the best places in town (La Patateria, La Suiza, Coffee Pub). Cool place for taking photos too  more »
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  • I'm always gonna love this mall, you find anything and so fancy!
  • Nice pleace to have a cup of coffee at Juan Valdez shop

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