Name: Torre dei Gualandi

Alternate Name: Gualandi Tower

Location: Pisa

Nature: historical

Description: The tower of the Gualandi family served as a prison through 1318. It was also known as the Eagles Tower because the comune kept its eagles there during their nesting. It was in this tower that Ugolino was imprisoned and starved to death.


Doré, Gustave

Doré, Ugolino Doré, Ugolino's Despair