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Torre di San Niccolo

Piazza Poggi | Oltrarno, Florence, Italy
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Nice surprise

If you are visiting Piazzale Michelangelo, you will likely see this Torre from the terraces. It... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
CodyMav
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Brisbane
cool steps

One of many nice old building around florence,not far from the river and town ,5 minute look is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
down2earthnz
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5 days ago
“Nice surprise”
4 weeks ago
“cool steps”
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Piazza Poggi | Oltrarno, Florence, Italy
Piazzale Michelangelo
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are visiting Piazzale Michelangelo, you will likely see this Torre from the terraces. It looked interesting enough to walk to on my way out.

Thank CodyMav
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of many nice old building around florence,not far from the river and town ,5 minute look is good enough.

Thank down2earthnz
Reviewed August 23, 2016

It's open only between June and September, from 5 to 8 pm and is definitely worth the visit. You get to know the history of the Florence walls built in the Middle Ages and have the chance to make beautiful photographs of Duomo and Palazzo...More

1  Thank Uira_IT
Reviewed May 22, 2016

The Torre di San Niccolo is located across the Arno River on Piazza Poggi. If you climb to the top you get nice views of the city.

Thank Ibadanboy
Reviewed November 23, 2015

Not the best or biggest tower in Florence. Somewhat simple overall but definitely worth a look if on this side of the Arno river

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

Very simple tower and has nothing special architecturally. Doesn't with the visit at all. Better to save time for something more valuable.

Thank Ahmed A
Reviewed June 30, 2015

We climbed this amazing medieval tower, and on the top we found a wonderful point of view on the city, definitely better than Piazzale Michelangelo! And included in the small price, just 4 euros, a very expert guide told us everything about the history of...More

5  Thank Giacomo T
Reviewed January 14, 2015

This tower looks abandoned. Maybe it will be a nice view from its top but I think you can't actually climb up there. It is in the middle of a square full of cars (parking?). You should probably keep walking up till you reach the...More

Thank Ilian D
Reviewed October 21, 2014

We were coming down from piazza Michael Angelo thru the walkways and all the sudden this tower came in to our view,it was purple lights all around the ancient structure it was crazy. i start taking pictures i want climb it but it was to...More

2  Thank benhur b
Reviewed June 5, 2014

I loved this place. Old Historic Defense Tower, what's not to love. Really gives you a feel of life in the renaissance period, with these towers. It also was even more special after seeing so many in the Assassins Creed game.

Thank Fizzy88
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Piazzale Michelangelo
Just outside the ancient walls of Florence, Viale
Michelangiolo starts. It is a winding road rimmed by
wonderful poplars and holm oaks. The long ascent opens
up to the most beautiful and famous panoramic
viewpoint of Florence: Piazzale Michelangelo, where an
elevated terrace offers visitors an incomparable and
breathtaking view of the entire city from above.
During good weather, Piazzale Michelangelo provides
...More
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