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No wonder they had a revolution

The tower was part of the extensive sugar plantation. The steps are a little rickety but the view... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barb L
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Melbourne, Australia
Worth the climb

The area is lovely - bustling activity with locals selling white Cuban table linen, shirts, straw... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
L0uPr0
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The tower was part of the extensive sugar plantation. The steps are a little rickety but the view from the top is magnificent. Also have a look at the luxurious home of the plantation owner next to the tower! Enough said

Thank Barb L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The area is lovely - bustling activity with locals selling white Cuban table linen, shirts, straw hats, cane juice and coconuts (with rum). The plantation house is now a restaurant (we didn't eat there but did meet a great local band who played for us)...More

Thank L0uPr0
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Beware, if you are an old fart like me, the tower is tall and the stairs are steeply inclined and not very wide. The climb is worth it though as the views are delightful. To me half the fun was walking the gauntlet of sales...More

Thank Pensivelaw
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Great views from atop the observatory. People there were awesome. We spent some time talking to the locals, consuming fresh coconut and horseback riding through the sorrounding areas. The ppl there were awesome, couldn't say enough about how humble and welcoming they were.

Thank Jaime F
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We love going to the highest point in every town or city we visit and this tower built by a Spanish Sugar Barron for his wife certainly provides great views at what was a sugarcane estate at one time but is now just farmland. The...More

Thank Samosababa
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit. It's a very picturesque setting and worth the stop. The avenue leading to the tower is flanked by the most beautiful hand stitched table cloths. The women of the area sit and embroider while selling completed projects. Their prices are...More

Thank nlwelgemoed
Reviewed 30 June 2017

It is 44m high and the stairs are a little narrow and steep but the view from the top looking out over the countryside is well worth the effort

Thank _marie_ayres
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We went here on a day ride from Trinidad. The tower offers a great view of the valley and it has an interesting vibe with the souvenir shops nearby selling table cloths and handmade shirts. To me it wasn't that impressive but the ride is...More

Thank d33a
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Steep climb leads you to a platform with a great view of the surrounding environs. For larger people the descent could be more difficult than the climb up. The vendors lining the street can be annoying.

Thank Walloweye
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We spent a fun morning taking the short taxi ride from Trinidad to see the Iznaga Tower. It was a beautiful day for the drive, and we made a quick stop at a mirador near Trindad before heading to Manaca Iznaga. Once there, we ran...More

Thank rayele
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Noemi G
10 September 2017|
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Response from swampykevin | Reviewed this property |
We don't remember an entry fee but there is plenty of locals that try to sell you trinkets.
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