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Torre dell'Elefante

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Address: via santa Croce / via Universita, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy

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Workout worth the views

It's quite a workout to get up as the stairs are very steep, but the effort is worth it when you get to the top as the views are stunning.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

It's quite a workout to get up as the stairs are very steep, but the effort is worth it when you get to the top as the views are stunning.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

If you are not scared of stairs and love a view go up up up! It is a great value for what you get and the History of the place is very interesting too.

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Rijeka, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The tower itself is very similar to the Elephant tower, with some interesting history. But the main reason to visit it is the spectacular view from the top.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The Torre dell'Elefante is one of two twin towers looking over Cagliari, and this one allows you to climb wooden stairs up to the top level, where you will be rewarded by views across Castello and beyond.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

You pay 3 euro's, then you walk up the stairs, then you take a few pictures, then you come down. Don't trip on the stairs as there is a good chance you will die.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

In a good location - On the way to wall viewpoint. On the way to the old city and one of the squers. Have ancient gate and nice ecco inside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This is my favourite view of the city, on a sunny days its perfect to enjoy the sunshine and take photos of the city

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We were in Cagliari for a couple of hours disembarking from MSC Preziosa. We reserved the Hop on Hop off bus and had a 2 hour wait. So we sat in the square, the kids enjoyed themselves. I headed towards the elevator just because I saw people going there. Going up I saw this tower and it was tall and... More 

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Beirut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We were reluctant to visit this tower as we thought it was not worth it, it is more than 100 very steep steps... My oldest daughter and I decided to go for it and it was completely worth it. We arrived at the top out of breath but the view is really something. We took a lot of photos and... More 

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Alba Iulia, Alba, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

When we arrive there and we've seen the stairs...wow...so many....but here we go. But all those stairs worth every effort. It was great!

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Address: via santa Croce / via Universita, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sardinia  >  Province of Cagliari  >  Cagliari

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