Torre de Baltasar de La Cruz
Tower in Granada
The Torre de Baltasar de La Cruz or Tower of Baltasar de la Cruz in the Alhambra Complex, in Granada, Spain. It is located on the south wall between the Torre de Juan de Arce and the Torre de los Siete Suelos. Like other towers in the area, it is a small Defensive and Surveillance Tower, square in shape, on the main city wall. The parapet runs through the tower, accessing the interior of it. The tower has an access door into the Street of the Moat.
It was built during the reign of Yusuf I (XIV) and underwent numerous restorations at different periods, it was destroyed by the napoleons troops when the left the Alhambra.
Where does the Torre de Baltasar de La Cruz get its name?
The Torre de Baltasar de La Cruz gets its name as it was the residence of Baltasar de la Cruz during his stay in the Alhambra.
Visiting Torre de Baltasar de La Cruz
For opening times of the Torre de Baltasar see Alhambra Opening Times.
Access is normally restricted unless to building forms part of the Space of the Month program.
The Torre de Baltasar is part of the Alhambra Complex and access it you need to purchase Alhambra Tickets or a Alhambra Guided Tour.