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Tower of San Pancrazio

Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
+39 070 409 2306
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Keep you in or keep you out!!

Well we were on tour. Did not get a chance to climb the tower but the medieval fortress type draw... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Mario D
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Brisbane, Australia
Closed for Repairs

Not only could we not climb the tower for the view, but we could hardly see the tower for all of... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
BagaMehr
,
Bloomington, Indiana
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Climb to the top of this historic tower to get panoramic views of Cagliari, Sardinia's major city.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“highest point” (5 reviews)
“old town” (5 reviews)
“steep stairs” (2 reviews)
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Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
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Reviewed 13 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
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Reviewed 8 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
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

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

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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
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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
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Reviewed 22 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
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Reviewed 21 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.

Thank WImom
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

OK, look at the tower, but then check out the nearby Porte de San Pancrazio, which is one of the fortified city gates that is still standing. Now it functions as a short tunnel for cars to enter the old city.

Thank charlesthebarles
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Worth visiting it, just to get a sense of old centuries and history behind this tower. It is really impressive.

Thank Dinko P
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Walked through on one our city walks. A nice area and nice tower similar to the elephant tower. Did not go in so can't speak for the views from the top.

Thank Steve_Grant1
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