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Torre Guelfa

Piazza Tersanaia | Lungarno Simonelli, Pisa, Italy
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Tower

We walked past the Torre tower as we headed back to our hotel . It is on outskirts of tourist area... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alan W
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Ramsbottom, England, United Kingdom
Think Gallileo

Another delightful discovery. I love to just go walkabout in a new city and discover things rather... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
NotJustaGranny
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
9 May 2017
“Think Gallileo”
3 weeks ago
“Tower”
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Piazza Tersanaia | Lungarno Simonelli, Pisa, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked past the Torre tower as we headed back to our hotel . It is on outskirts of tourist area and not worth making a special journey to see it

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Another delightful discovery. I love to just go walkabout in a new city and discover things rather than using a guide book and getting harried trying to find things. I went for a walkalong the River Arno and found this utterly charming Tower overlooking the...More

Thank NotJustaGranny
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This is a ruin which is not exactly looked after and just stands there looking a little sorry for itself. Ok we saw it and then moved on.

Thank Travellerclass
Reviewed 23 August 2016

If you walk out here you can see the huge thick wall of the old city. It crosses the river just in front of the tower and turns left away from the city for a while.

Thank Trevor M
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This is the angle to actually gauge how much the tower is leaning. If you looked at it by itself or without a 90 degree angle object to compare it with, it's hard to see.

Thank Maxon2511
Reviewed 3 July 2016

a wonderful time exploring this iconic place. you will not be disappointed. well worth ones time-go and enjoy yourself

Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 16 June 2016

The tower is symbolic of the struggles between the Guelf and Ghibelline parties in Italy. The remarkable political history of Tuscany before and during the Renaissance can't be understanding without understanding the Guelfs. The Torre, on the Piazza Tersanaia (not the more famous Torre pictured...More

Thank RonL40
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

It is so weird to climb these stairs.. Even though it is a steep stretch, it's worth it! View is great with the Mountains behind the pretty bells. In december not that many people around so relax and enjoy the atmosphere

Thank Marjolein C
Reviewed 28 November 2015

Please spend some time in Pisa. It's a wonderful example of the time. Read up on the powerful families that held sway in the area, and the towers will take on new meaning.

Thank ed112927
Reviewed 4 November 2015

can say enough of this place that others have not said. just go take the time its worth the time and money. enjoy

Thank papo55
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