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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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Towers were not accessible when we visited as renovations were going on to the smaller tower. Nonetheless, we had great pictures.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Towers were not accessible when we visited as renovations were going on to the smaller tower. Nonetheless, we had great pictures.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

€3 for the workout of your life!! Wow what a great experience, the walk up the stairs to the top is tiring but the payoff of the amazing views at the top is worth the sweat and aching legs!! Don't give up keep climbing and you won't be disappointed!

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oldham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Walked up I think it was 500 steps a bit hard on the knees at my age, but a fantasic experience and view once I got to the top.

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Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The magnificent view from the top is definitely worth the effort of getting up there. It is actually not as hard as it looks - and I even did it on an extremely hot July day :-)

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Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We didn't have the time to climb the tower, but the two towers are worth to see, even if you don't want to climb them. If you're in Bologna, you should visit Piazza di Porta Ravegnana where they are situated.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

In the heat walking all those 498 steps. Quite tight space. But when you get up and get that fantastic view over Bologna. :) Totally worth the sweat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I climbed the tower with my 8 year old son, 497 or something stairs, and 97 meters, very impressive! 😀👍🏻 the Asinelli Tower (97 m, can be climbed) and the Garisenda Tower (48 m, is closed). The view is fantastic, I can recommend it. 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

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

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