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Tower of San Pancrazio

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A beautiful Tower of San Pancrazio

The tower was part of the city's fortifications, It is the highest in Cagliari, one ot the symbols... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
duhoz
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Prague
Enormous tower at the top of the old quarter’s hill

From the pier the old quarter perches on the hill with this magnificent tower (and it’s twin, the... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
kwagmeister
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Evansville, Indiana
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Climb to the top of this historic tower to get panoramic views of Cagliari, Sardinia's major city.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You will pass it as you enter the old town at the top of the hill. It is currently closed for repairs, but it is still pretty. It is a prominent feature on the skyline.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tower was part of the city's fortifications, It is the highest in Cagliari, one ot the symbols of the District of Castello. Unfortunately currently close for a reconstruction. I wish I could climb this interesting tower for me nicer then Torre dell'Elefante. Definitely worth...More

Thank duhoz
Reviewed 17 July 2018

From the pier the old quarter perches on the hill with this magnificent tower (and it’s twin, the elephant tower) standing most prominently. Walk up the hill through the maze of streets to see it up close — and you’ll appreciate its height even more....More

Thank kwagmeister
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Well we were on tour. Did not get a chance to climb the tower but the medieval fortress type draw bridge door was fascinating. It was mentioned but don't know the significance of the elephant statues on the side of the tower. Anyway it was...More

Thank Mario D
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Not only could we not climb the tower for the view, but we could hardly see the tower for all of the plastic sheeting and scaffolding. I was disappointed that none of the guide books (all published this year) listed the closing. It looks like...More

Thank BagaMehr
Reviewed 29 April 2018

The most amazing staircase around the back of the building. Very high steps - almost ladders. Well worth a visit

Thank JandSEvian
Reviewed 15 April 2018

It was part of our tour.. we just walked past this.. Our guide had a lot to talk about this. Should take a guided tour.. No doubt..

Thank ShankerSreekumar
Reviewed 25 March 2018

I and my friend were walking all around this city and unexpectedly find this tower. Interesting place, simple architecture but good choose for those who is interested in Cagliari history.

Thank Viktorija J
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Similar to the Torre del Elefante, this tower was built in early 14th century. Part of old city fortifications, nowadays under renovation works thus cannot be visited inside.

Thank KrisD_pl
Reviewed 22 January 2018

It was completed in 1305 and is built on the city's highest point in the Old Town. One cannot climb the tower.

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