The Circular Tower

The regularly shaped cylindrical tower is 20 metres high and rests on a base in the shape of a truncated cone.

The patrol walkway linking the towers made it possible to monitor enemy attacks and to communicate with Gaeta Castle in time to transmit an immediate alert. The sighting system is still clearly visible, which, through the Campoli turret, allowed the exchange of signals.

The tower is also known as the ‘crocodile tower‘ because of a popular legend about prisoners condemned to death and fed to an alligator that lived there.

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