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Doña Otxandia Tower

  • Doña Otxandia Tower

Doña Otxandia Tower

Doña Otxanda Tower is a nice crenelated building and one of the different defensive constructions of the walled part of Vitoria. 

Built where a previous tower stood, the marriage formed by Andrés Martínez de Iruña and Catalina de Alava erected the present tower in the 16th century and named it after their daughter Otxanda. The building was rebuilt in 1970. 

Nowadays the tower hosts one of the various museums of the capital: the Natural Science Museum.


Services: Public toilet / Exhibition hall / Guided visit

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Information of interest

Type of resources:

Interesting buildings and structures

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Calle Fundadora de las Siervas de Jesús, 24  - 01001  Vitoria-Gasteiz

Phone:   +34 945 181 924Phone:  

+34 945 181 924


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Period :

16th century

Opening hours:
  • From Tuesday to Friday: from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4 to 6.30
  • Saturdays: from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Sundays and holidays: from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Closed Monday

Free pass