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Located at the foot of the San Cristoforo hill, just below the Capuchins, the Aurora Tower (Dawn Tower) ideally divides the new part of Monterosso with the old village. On one side the beach of Fegina and the promenade towards the train station, on the other the beach of the historic center. The tower was part of a larger defensive system that included several buildings, of which only three remain today: the Aurora tower, the bell tower of the church of San Giovanni Battista and the tower near the Giant. Probably built in the sixteenth century by the Genoese on a previous tower to defend Monterosso from pirate raids, today it is in a private house partly a lounge bar and restaurant.

The Aurora Tower