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San Gimignano Bell Tower

Address: San Gimignano, Italy
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Prince George, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

The climb is over 200 steps and is well worth the view. Not a climb for someone with sore joints. It is interesting to see how the families lived in these towers. The construction is impressive and dates back to medieval times.

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Montaione, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

It's a bit of a climb but well worth the amazing views from the top, a 360 degree panorama, just beautiful :)

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

when we arrived and lady told us it was 2 hundred and something steps. It was not bad...just like being on the stair climber for..5 minutes. many great views on the way up to see so you can stop for a rest if needed. Very worth while!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The little village is already on top of a hill that looks down over vines. The view from this tower is absolutely breath taking. I wish I had more time to spend up there, I would`ve seen the sun set.

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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15 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This town used to have many more towers than it does today. Wealthy families always built them. We could see the countryside of Tuscany. Lovely view.

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Purvis, Mississippi
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

My wife and I went up the Bell Tower and no picture will do the view justice. The panoramic view of the topography and beautiful country side of Tuscan was such an amazing sight.

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Horley, England, United Kingdom
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The views and the frescos lovely medieval feel to the place? Some sat at the bottom and people watched others climbed the tower

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Monmouth Junction, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Amazing views and best gelato ever. Nice ruins, walk around and enjoy. Have a campari at one of the sidewalk cafes. Had a wonderful lunch at San Donato Winery & Restaurant. Owner showed us his cellar and enjoyed a nice sampling of local Tuscan wine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

My wife and I visited San Gimignano in September and thoroughly enjoyed the town. We stayed in an Agiturisimo just outside town and drove in to one of the adequate parking lots. The town was just what we expected, full of old world charm and well worth the visit. We enjoyed the restaurants especially Peruca and Le Vecchie Mura. We... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

you can sit under it, or you can sit at one of the cafes and watch it while drinking your delicious vine:)

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