FIRST ELECTRICITY TOWER
Stroll by this small, but historic monument in Alaró
This tower, isn’t just a key monument in the modern history of Alaró, but in the history of Mallorca. This small town of Alaró, was actually the first municipality to have its own electricity supply, this modest tower construction.
It was inaugurated on August 15 1901, and sponsored by the brothers, Gaspar and Josep Perelló Pol. The tower underwent serious renovation in 2001, to be celebrated on its hundred-year anniversary.
How to find the old electricity tower
Alaró is located in a beautiful green valley protected by two rocky mountaintops shaping an entrance to the area. Alaró is popular among a vast audience due to its fantastic location between mountains and infrastructure, making it easy to have any kind of vacation you could desire. There are a number of interesting points of interest to discover in Alaró, such as the rocky castle of Castell d’Alaró, the Sant Bartomeu parish church, the first electricity tower of the island, the buildings of Son Guitard, Sa Bastia, Casa de la Vila and Can Jaumico, all evidencing the rich cultural heritage that makes Alaró worth visiting.
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