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Beautiful old tower

We were unable to access this tower, I think it may be closed for renovation. The external view is... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Linda A
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
Interesting tower

An interesting 42m – high tower currently close for renovation. Built in 1307 as a defence against... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

We were unable to access this tower, I think it may be closed for renovation. The external view is good, you can see the elephant on the side of the tower and the portcullis inside - the road goes through the base of the tower

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Linda A
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Almost missed the elephant. It is to the left of the door, about a third of the way up. Beautifully restored part of the old fortifications.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 28 September 2018

An interesting 42m – high tower currently close for renovation. Built in 1307 as a defence against the threatening Aragonese. One can see the inner portcullies of the tower. Around many restaurants with nice view of the city. Worth of climb up the hill.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank duhoz
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

From the outside is an impressive tower, nice to see it being a part of the defensive structures of the old Cagliari. But you can't visit it and it seems that the restauration should have ended already some time ago.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We found this amazing tower while wandering through the old town. There is a small elephant on the side of the tower, it is well worth a visit and a photo. The tower is situated at one of the entrances to the old town. We...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Winter1604
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We were going to visit this famous tower in Cagliari, but we were a little bit disapointed cause of renovation work... it s a quite high tower in stone you can use to go down in the street from the place. The stairs are not...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Saw it form below at a distance, and the wandering round accidently found it up the hill. A small elephant, but worth a photo.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Richard W
Reviewed 9 May 2018

The tower is closed for repairs and shrouded on one side with plastic and scaffolding. It is worth seeing from the outside, but it was disappointing not to be able to access the views from the top.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank BagaMehr
Reviewed 29 April 2018

What a shame that the building was being repaired and that one side therefore was covered in scaffolding.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JandSEvian
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

A bit of a climb but it’s worth it for the views. We were lucky it was a beautifully clear day, Cagliari lay before us like a large scale model. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank philipcV9697KX
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