Torre del Cabo de la Carrera
Tower in Granada
The Torre del Cabo de la Carrera or Tower of the End of the Street are the ruins of a defensive tower in the Alhambra, Grenada, Spain. It was built or restored by the Catholic Monarchs in 1502. Only some remains of the tower are left, for it was destroyed by Napoleon’s troops in the early morning of September 15-16, 1812. when they left Granada.
Where did Torre del Cabo de la Carrera get its name?
The Torre del Cabo de la Carrera was so called because it was the limit of the Calle Mayor or Main Street of the Alhambra.
Where is the Torre del Cabo de la Carrera located?
It is located at the end of the wall that runs through the northeast of the ravine where the Cuesta de los Chinos between the Tower of the Princesses and the Water Tower.