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This tower is easily recognizable: it has a leaning tree growing out of its top.
As featured in One Day in Lucca
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Via Sant'Andrea 45, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This famous tower features a roof top garden and is one of the important sights to see in Lucca. Now owned by the city it was given by the Guinigi family. An unusual occurrence as most Towers were originally church built. Very impressive

Thank bigvicSydney
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stunning scenery from the top of this unique tree topped tower. €4 entry fee, half concrete staircase then half iron work, my wife is normally scared of this type of staircase but found it not too bad. Worth the views from the top..

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to the tower. Decently priced. Stairs are wide but get narrower as you go up. Beautiful views from the top and unusual to see trees planted up a tower. It was fine going up and down the steps, people waited...More

Thank Lovely_Bex
Reviewed 1 week ago

The steps start off wide and brick faced, then to metal mesh. 230 steps later you step out on to a tree shaded roof with impressive views across all of the city and to the mountains beyond.

Thank johnfred4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth the climb to the top to see the amazing sites of Lucca. It only cost €4 and I would definitely recommend it.

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great tower to climb and well worth the outstanding view, but can get very busy once at the top so be a bit mindful.

Thank 19chelsea70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did this early in the morning as it was a hot day. Bit of a climb but nothing extreme. The views are amazing 360* of Tuscany. We paid a little extra and this gives you access to another tower which you can do same...More

Thank adrian-73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Climb up the tower (not as difficult as you might think) and be amazed by the trees on top of it and the beautiful view of Lucca. It is a bit crammed up top but worth the climb.

Thank MauriceVE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this . We got to the top where there were probably thirty people looking out . The views are amazing in all directions and you can see all the towers and the distant hills. Don’t forget your camera!

Thank J M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A challenge for anyone at 33 degrees Centigrade and 90% humidity, but if you are acrophobic, I would keep your feet firmly on the ground The climb starts in normal stone steps and feels comfortable if you take it steady. Half way up you realise...More

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familymanRiyadh
September 26, 2017|
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Response from alexeicohen | Reviewed this property |
Paolo Guinigi who built the tower was himself a silk merchant so I imagine the trade was concentrated in the area and there are a few craftsmen still pursuing/demonstrating the trade in the city. Afraid I can't help you with... More
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