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San Gimignano Bell Tower

Address: San Gimignano, Italy
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East Islip, New York
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138 reviews 138 reviews
68 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Anyone would enjoy taking a trip back in time and seeing the beautiful history of this town. Don't rush. Stop and savor. This is not to be regarded as something to check off your bucket list. Rather, live in the moment and just enjoy being there.

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Wiltshire, UK
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88 reviews 88 reviews
25 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Went up first thing in the morning. You need to be reasonably mobile as there are a lot of steps to climb. Once at the top the tower offers great 360 degree panoramic views over both San G and the surrounding countryside. Well worth the effort!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

A wonderful visit to the town center and the tower s. The whole center is very beautiful and suggested a visit .

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

It's 200+ steps to the top but worth it! The view from the windows on the way up and from the top of the tower itself are spectacular, amazing to see how people lived in these defensive towers for hundreds of years.

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Prince George, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

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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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

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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56 reviews 56 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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