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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.
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
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
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
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
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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.