Monument to Roccalumera – Saracen Tower

A unique monument in Roccalumera is located in Via Umberto I, and it is the ancient Saracen Tower, built around four hundred with the function of watch tower; it was used mainly by farmers during the period of the pirates to hide and refuge.
It was later employed as "tower telegraph" that can bring together the district "Aunt Paola" (located near the present Marina Pagliara) with Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto.
The structure has undergone quite a few changes with time: in 1578 He presented with a conical roof, a door input, two skylights, and an adjacent barn; in 1830 two windows were carved in white stone and the roof made more decorous.

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