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Miranda tower (Cornellà de Llobregat - Barcelona)

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It is located on 'Sant Ildefons' neighborhood in Cornellà de Llobregat town (Barcelona).

Miranda tower

Description and History:

It's a hexagonal construction of 3 meters side and 27 meters tall, commissioned by 'Arnau de Mercader i Bell-lloc' (1852 -1932).

Was used as a lookout of migratory birds in Delta of Llobregat as well as an astronomical observatory.

It's eclectic style as it combines medieval with neomudéjar architecture.

Information based on the description given in the plate tower.

Own photos.

January 2008www.lasmaquetas.com