To visit: Torre Guinigi Lucca, Italy by Paul Seligman The Guinigi family grew the trees so that the tower would be higher than the cathedral spire. The rule was that family towers, (to indicate wealth), could not be higher than the cathedra spires.
The Torre Guinigi is the most important tower of Lucca, Tuscany, central Italy. This tower is one of the few remaining within the city walls. Its main characteristic is its hanging garden on the roof of the tower. We have been to the top 👍🏻