The Torre del Oro is one of those emblamatics monuments inSeville, a military tower built by the muslims in the beginings of the 13th century. It is a fortress tower that since it's origins has been covered with golden tiles, where it's name comes from, Gold Tower.
It was a defense tower, but during the middle ages it also served as a prision as well as a storage for the treasures they brought back from the Indies. Today we can visit it's naval museum.
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