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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
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..
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
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
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!
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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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
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 the rest. Enjoy.