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The Lake District Sights

Torreón Los Canelos

  • General Lagos at Yerbas Buenas Map It
  • Valdivia
  • Military Site

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Just south of the Centro Cultural El Austral lies one of two fortress towers constructed in 1774 to defend Valdivia from constant indigenous attacks. Both towers—the other sits on Avenida Picarte between the bus terminal and the bridge entering the city over the Río Calle Calle—were built in the style of those that guarded the coasts of Andalusia, in southern Spain. A wall and moat connected the two Valdivia towers in the colonial era, effectively turning the city

into an island.

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General Lagos at Yerbas Buenas, Valdivia, Chile

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