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Tostón Tower

Tower of Our  Lady of Pilar and San Miguel.  It is a “cheese” tower, so called because of its round shape, and its main function was to afford protection against the attacks of pirates that were very frequent at the time. To that end it was fitted with some simple artillery pieces. Built from rocks taken from a quarry near the El Cotillo hermitage, it dates from the middle of the 17th century and was declared a Historic Monument of Cultural Interest in 1949. Fuerteventura

Rico Roque, El Cotillo.

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