There are 6 off the beaten path places tagged towers:

The Palace of Garbage King

Palacio do Rei do Lixo, or the Palace of the Garbage King, in Coina, Portugal is famous for its bad reputation. Besides that the main owner of the place was believed to be a blasphemous freethinker,…

Presidio Modelo - the defunct panopticon prison

Presidio Modelo used to be Cuban model prison, situated on Juventud island. The prison was designed following Jeremy Bentham's panopticon ideas, with a watchtower surrounded by prison cells in a…

Cele Kula - the Skull Tower of Nis

Cele Kula, the Skull Tower, with 952 skulls immured into its outer walls, is one of the most sinister monuments of the city of Nis.

The Dark Tower of São Tomé

If you are a fan of Stephen King or Tolkien, you have an opportunity to see the Dark Tower or the Tower of Mordor in São Tomé, which is a naturally formed 300 meters tall volcanic peak, called Pico…
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The mysterious ancient city of Great Zimbabwe

Great Zimbabwe was built in the 12th century for unknown reasons, and was abandoned for the unknown reasons as well. There are many mysteries surrounding these amazing ruins that were built by people…

The Towers of Silence in Iran

The Zoroastrian Towers of Silence used to be burial sites, where the bodies were left laying in circles to be devoured by vultures, sun, wind and rain.