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Address: Castle of Monterosso | San Cristoforo, Monterosso al Mare, Italy
Description: The medieval Torre Aurora or Dawn Tower separates the old part of...
The medieval Torre Aurora or Dawn Tower separates the old part of Monterosso from the new part (Fegina).
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Great view

Out of all the places I visited in Monterosso Al Mare this was my favorite view of the Ligurian Sea. There's a neat little window covered in bars that people attach there luggage... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 12, 2014
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Out of all the places I visited in Monterosso Al Mare this was my favorite view of the Ligurian Sea. There's a neat little window covered in bars that people attach there luggage locks to and some are quite old I thought that was pretty neat.

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New York City, New York
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90 reviews 90 reviews
43 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Lots of stairs, just remember that. However, the view is unparalleled and a much better way to get from Old Town to New Town. I cannot stress enough how spectacular the view is and how much you do not want to miss it!

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Santa Rosa, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Great view of the coastline from the top, if you don't mind a good climb to get there. Worth the trip to the top.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

It's amazing how beautiful it is. Is unreal. If you keep walking past de church you will find an amazing beach and super quiet. Cinque Terre itself its breathtaking

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Grenoble, France
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

We LOVED going up into this tower for the views! Well worth the 1.50 euros and the small staircase. We couldn't have been happier with our choice to go up

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Brasilia, DF
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90 reviews 90 reviews
21 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

Great trying going on this tower. It has a remarkable view of Monterosso Al Mare and the Ligurian sea.

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Eisenach, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

True, the ruins of the castle aren t musch, but Monterosso seen from that height is truly a must!!!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

The clock tower, which we could see from our room at Stella della Marina, was a picturesque frame for the sea beyond. As our host Miki said, it's always ten to nine on that clock.

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Jefferson
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2011

The climb up the steps to the Tower is a bit of a challenge but its a fun thing to do in Monterosso. We went on a rainy day and of course the steps were slippery. The castle ruins were not much to see, but the view from there is beautiful. Just below the castle is a small church and... More 

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