Lucca: Renaissance City Walls Walking Tour
16 USD
Step into the fascinating world of European city planning and architecture, and discover the unparalleled charm of Lucca's ancient Walls. As you meander along the historic ramparts, uncover the hidden treasures within, including the intricate galleries and secret chambers that await discovery.
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Step back in time and discover the impressive Walls of Lucca, a masterpiece of Renaissance architecture and a testament to Italian military ingenuity. This expansive public park not only encircles the historic center but also offers a unique elevated promenade lined with diverse tree species, perfect for a leisurely stroll. As you venture inside, uncover the fascinating history of these ancient fortifications. Explore the beautifully restored galleries and rooms, which have been painstakingly revived to their former glory. The restoration has breathed new life into this treasured monument, allowing visitors to seamlessly transition from the city's interior to its exterior, creating an unforgettable experience. Join a local expert and delve into the fascinating evolution of military engineering in Italy, spanning from the 13th to the 17th centuries. Enter the bastions, surprisingly never used for defense, and marvel at the enormous brick vaults of the underground galleries, cleverly designed to conceal massive bronze cannons.