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Mangia Tower (Torre del Mangia)

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Address: Piazza Del Campo 1, 53100 Siena, Italy
Phone Number: 0577/292342
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Description: The tower, more than 290 feet high, was constructed in 1325 by Minuccio...
The tower, more than 290 feet high, was constructed in 1325 by Minuccio and Francesco di Rinaldo, and has the Chapel of the Piazza at its base.
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Last attraction we went to see. 300 plus steps. No bags allowed up the top but left in locker which you hold onto the keys. The views are amazing on way up and at the very top... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Last attraction we went to see. 300 plus steps. No bags allowed up the top but left in locker which you hold onto the keys. The views are amazing on way up and at the very top. You think you've reached the top and then see more steps to go up. A well worth climb. Very narrow though so need... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The climb up is steep and narrow, the steps aren't necessarily even (consider how many times the height of the tower was changed), but it is a worthy effort to reach the top. One of the best things to do in Siena.

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Pisa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The fee is a bit too high, if you think you have to climb 398 steps (and, sometimes, you really need to CLIMB), but the view from there is really awesome, it was worth.

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Conway, Arkansas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

From the top you can view 360 degrees seeing multiple bell towers and cathedrals for a worthwhile view. 10 euros per person seemed a bit steep, excuse the pun.

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Livingstone, Zambia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We took the bus from Florence through the Tuscan countryside - outstanding - to Sienna. This was a well worth bus ride as Sienna is so beautiful. The narrow streets, magnificent square and of course the tower. It's there, you have to climb it. Wow. Once at the top in the bell tower, I think you can see half of... More 

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Solomon Islands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Worth the climb! It's a very old tower with 400 steps. The great view from the top deserve the effort to go up, seems to be in paradise and the cost is only 8€ . Bella!

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Utrecht
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

It's fun to go up if you like towers and get a view. It's one way up and down, so it might be very crowded in the high season. Now we were the only one on top. Mind your head, my husband hit his head and got a nasty bleed from it.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I had to really annoy my wife to climb the tower with me. I guess I am either very annoying or very convincing. Regardless we ascended the tower. Being tall, of course she hit her head on an archway on the way up and was giving me grief. As soon as we reached the top, that all stopped as we... More 

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Bangkok
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

It took us a while to climb up there.. The stairs are pretty steep and small. It would definitely be a problem for a tall guy. Though the view was AWESOME definitely well worth it. Though the entrance fee is a bit pricey (10 eur) and there were too many pigeons.. They fly aroun and drop the bomb everywhere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Its in the Square itself, you cant miss these tall standing bell tower, whats interesting to see here is if you noticed carefully, there's a date in the clock be set as well to current date ! Cool stuff

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