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It was a windy day to go to the top but the view make it worth it. You pay 4 euros to go up this 45 meter tower and you get some great 360 view. Just be aware some schools do tours there as well...More
Once we found this tower it was well worth the 239 steps to the top. Not too steep and well paced steps. The tower has trees growing at the top and a small garden (which was being replanted) Great views of Lucca and just a...More
Well worth the chilling climb...This is a must do in lovely Lucca! The view from the top of this tower is beautiful. The second half of the staircase is a little scary. I chose to focus on the wall and not back down the stairwell...More
First, there's an amazing panorama from the top, plus you can move a little bit, like a working out. :) You can never see something like that in other tower: there're some trees on the top of it! That's why you will have got a...More
The tower dates from the 1300s, when the wealthy families of the town were building bell towers as status symbols. This one is unique in that it has trees on top!
Well worth the climb, the views are wonderful.
If climbing towers is your thing then Guinigi Tower is the place for you. At the top there are trees and you can take pictures of the whole of Lucca. We stopped for espresso and let our daughter climb the tower.
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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.