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Towers of the Asinelli and Garisenda (Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda)

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Address: Piazza Ravegnana, Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: 0039.041.2960840-1
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Description: The colossal towers were built by Bologna's important families in the 12th...
The colossal towers were built by Bologna's important families in the 12th century.
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What a great experience amazing views ! Although it's a hell of a climb up all the steps. So if you're a unfit fatty then you might find this a struggle.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

What a great experience amazing views ! Although it's a hell of a climb up all the steps. So if you're a unfit fatty then you might find this a struggle.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Okay so during our italy trip this year we climbed a tower of cupola in every city and for Bologna it had to be these towers! I was really excited to climb a leaning tower without having to pay 18 euros (like Pisa haha) but when you get to the beginning of the steps.... The tower is in fact a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Worth every upward step and steep descent! The tower is as impressive as its looks and to ascend its wooden stairs and gain the reward of a view like that is so worth it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Hell of a climb, hell of a view. Only 3 Euros. Could have done with a bit more documentation re history etc

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Chicago, Illinois
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Climb the Tower of Asinelli for only 3 euro - definitely worth the effort to see amazing 360 views of the city!

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Amazing! So worth the climb, an amazing view and great breeze once you get up there. We had a lovely time up there and were so glad we did it. We went up around 6ish which we were really glad of as it meant we didn't have people clamouring behind us rushing us to climb the stairs and some other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

If you are in Bologna, you shouldn’t miss climbing the tower. It’s not that bad of a climb (our six-year old had no trouble doing it despite the rather hot weather), and the views are spectacular.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

It's actually quite hard to miss the entrance to the Torre Asinelli. It costs only 3 Euros to climb to the top. Be warned though the climb is a monster and the nearly 500 steps narrow (coming down is lot easier). At the top you are rewarded with excellent views of the whole of the Bologna into the surrounding countryside... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Worth the €3 entrance fee and the many stairs to the top. Steps are narrow and can get crowded, but the view from the top is lovely.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Best attraction, view is great. Climb is difficult, especially last part. Going down is not much easier. Do not take small kids with you. They would not tell you not to take kids i tried to enter with two year old (I am little bit crazy) and was not able to finish (both is takes lots of effort and is... More 

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Address: Piazza Ravegnana, Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: 0039.041.2960840-1
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna

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