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This tower is easily recognizable: it has a leaning tree growing out of its top.
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Via Sant'Andrea 45, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 583086
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What makes this tower unique is the small garden at its summit. The Guinigi family planned this garden to represent rebirth and renewal. From the garden there is a wonderful view of the city and surrounding mountains.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NatalijaNatasa
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the nicer attractions in Lucca, definitely worth climbing for the great panorama of the old city. The climb is not very demanding and the route is not claustrophobic so most people with reasonable health should be capable of getting to the top. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank szymus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm always looking for a good climb to get some city views. This is a good view at the top but the space is very limited. The Torre della Ore is probably better because it has more room at the top and the view is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank joanc1992
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The must see view from a tower with trees on top. So beautiful and unique. If you climb one tower in Lucca, this is the one to climb. combined ticket with Puccini museum is discounted.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank PenelopeGray
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Lucca because it was close to other attractions we were visiting. It is a lovely Renaissance era city surrounded by a wall. Initially I was not excited about going up the tower however was talked into it. It is steep and in some...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An easy climb to top . Am +65 , have a bad hip and experienced no problem. Worth it for the view all round the city amidst the trees on the top .

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank anneZ1683VF
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Lucca and the view from the tower was amazing! It was a bit windy on the day we went but the view is literally breath taking.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Pam K
Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Crispizzalover
Reviewed March 5, 2019

One place you must visit when you are in Lucca! The stairs are many but the view is magnificent, you will never forget it!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mrpan9
Reviewed March 3, 2019

The view from the Tower is amazing. For sure it´s a must see place if you are in Lucca. The tree on the rooftop is a special touch. It´s not so easy to get there. But it worths!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank marilovestotravel
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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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