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Guinigi Tower

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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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a hike to the top but not too onerous.

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Averill Park, New York
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Averill Park, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 15 January 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 14 January 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 12 January 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 11 January 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 4 January 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This is the tower to go up, not the other one. The trees at the top are nuts - why would you plant trees on a tower? - but brilliantly quirky. The view is amazing and you should take time to circle the top. The climb is a little scary if you don't like heights, which I don't, but it's... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

All you need is a few euros, and the effort to climb to the top. What a view...a unique way to look and photograph Lucca. It is December so freezing at the top..I would imagine it would be beautiful in the Spring.

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