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Torre di San Niccolo

Piazza Poggi | Oltrarno, Florence, Italy
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Original view over Florence

It's open only between June and September, from 5 to 8 pm and is definitely worth the visit. You... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Uira_IT
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Firenze, Italia
Nice!

The Torre di San Niccolo is located across the Arno River on Piazza Poggi. If you climb to the top... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2016
Ibadanboy
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Nairobi, Kenya
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23 Aug 2016
“Original view over Florence”
22 May 2016
“Nice!”
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Piazza Poggi | Oltrarno, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

It's open only between June and September, from 5 to 8 pm and is definitely worth the visit. You get to know the history of the Florence walls built in the Middle Ages and have the chance to make beautiful photographs of Duomo and Palazzo...More

1  Thank Uira_IT
Reviewed 23 May 2016

The Torre di San Niccolo is located across the Arno River on Piazza Poggi. If you climb to the top you get nice views of the city.

Thank Ibadanboy
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Not the best or biggest tower in Florence. Somewhat simple overall but definitely worth a look if on this side of the Arno river

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Very simple tower and has nothing special architecturally. Doesn't with the visit at all. Better to save time for something more valuable.

Thank Ahmed A
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We climbed this amazing medieval tower, and on the top we found a wonderful point of view on the city, definitely better than Piazzale Michelangelo! And included in the small price, just 4 euros, a very expert guide told us everything about the history of...More

5  Thank Giacomo T
Reviewed 15 January 2015

This tower looks abandoned. Maybe it will be a nice view from its top but I think you can't actually climb up there. It is in the middle of a square full of cars (parking?). You should probably keep walking up till you reach the...More

Thank Ilian D
Reviewed 21 October 2014

We were coming down from piazza Michael Angelo thru the walkways and all the sudden this tower came in to our view,it was purple lights all around the ancient structure it was crazy. i start taking pictures i want climb it but it was to...More

2  Thank benhur b
Reviewed 5 June 2014

I loved this place. Old Historic Defense Tower, what's not to love. Really gives you a feel of life in the renaissance period, with these towers. It also was even more special after seeing so many in the Assassins Creed game.

Thank Fizzy88
Reviewed 5 July 2013 via mobile

Middle of the day looks dead, with just cars and mess. Closed till 5 pm. Keep walking... Maybe looked better at night but not going to walk all the way back

Thank Ewen M
Reviewed 16 September 2012

if you want to part with 3 euros for great views of florence, with a guided tour as well, this is a great attraction. you can climb to the michaelangelo park for free and have equally good views. however the tower has historical significance and...More

5  Thank Deena C
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Just outside the ancient walls of Florence, Viale
Michelangiolo starts. It is a winding road rimmed by
wonderful poplars and holm oaks. The long ascent opens
up to the most beautiful and famous panoramic
viewpoint of Florence: Piazzale Michelangelo, where an
elevated terrace offers visitors an incomparable and
breathtaking view of the entire city from above.
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