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Address: Via Sant'Andrea 45, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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This tower is easily recognizable: it has a leaning tree growing out of its...

This tower is easily recognizable: it has a leaning tree growing out of its top.

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Guinigi Tower in Lucca

We saw the Guinigi Tower first as we entered the town of Lucca and walked the wall surrounding it. This gave us a good view of all. Didn't climb to the top of the tower, but it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 19, 2017
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good to go up ,, worth it . Very tight space at the top . More signs needed to stop people walking on the roots of trees . Yet narrow path and no areas to pass .

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Swan Hill, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2017

We saw the Guinigi Tower first as we entered the town of Lucca and walked the wall surrounding it. This gave us a good view of all. Didn't climb to the top of the tower, but it was interesting to stroll through the streets and see the Piaxzza San Michele and the very old buildings there.

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Averill Park, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2017

The great great views of Lucca from this tower makes it definitely worth the climb. The final flight to the top is quite narrow.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

My daughter booked online so it was easy . Moreover we were early so we tried to change to an earlier time and was allowed. That saved us a lot of time, an hour or so. It was in December 2016 and I believe the crowd is not so big thus we managed to get photo shots of the beautiful... More 

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Mulhouse, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2017

It will take you a few minutes to go up to the top of this tower. It offers a beautiful view over all the old city, the wall, the piazza Anfiteatro, the Duomo... This has to be done ! But not with small kids

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

Beautiful, old, cold and certainly something to see. weekends there is an outside market, that is certainly worth strolling thru

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

If somebody ever been to Tuscany knows story with towers and why they are there. If not, worth to go to Guinigi Tower and ask staff about it. I am not going to spoil it with explanation. Climbing steps may be difficult but view probably take much more breath away than getting there. Panoramic view across whole city plus mountains... More 

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Chester, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017

On the day I climbed its 230 steps (not entirely exhausting), a young man was preparing to propose to his sweetheart, and arranged for red roses to be delivered. It's that kind of place. Of course there are many such stories, going back to the Guinigi family's desire to build the tallest tower in town. When denied the right to... More 

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

The views from this old tower over the old town of Lucca are marvellous! The tower itself looks interesting too, particularly the trees on top. If you come anywhere near Lucca, I'd recommend going here.

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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Walk the steps of this old tower with trees on top and see all of the Lucca and surrounding areas. Fantastic on a sunny day.

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