Turra di a Calanca

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Location
41°41'26"N
008°53'18"E
Country
 France
Categories
  • Historical
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The Tower of Calanca (Corsican: Turra di a Calanca) is a Genoese tower located in the commune of Olmeto on the west coast of Corsica. The tower was built in the second half of the 16th century. It was one of a series of coastal defences constructed by the Republic of Genoa between 1530 and 1620 to stem the attacks by Barbary pirates.
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