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Torre del Moro

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Address: At the intersection of Via Duomo and Corso Cavour, Orvieto, Italy
Phone Number: 0763/344-567
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Brilliant view point

A looooong climb to the top - but so well worth it for the incredible views over the town and beyond.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
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Frome, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

A looooong climb to the top - but so well worth it for the incredible views over the town and beyond.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We went to this place after lunch in our favourite 5 star Michelin restaurant Toro del Moro which is almost on the same street and to the left. So we went to the Torre del Moro after a big lunch of wild boar, wine and desert.which was superb.We sent an email at 6am in the morning to book a table... More 

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northern new jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

About 250 steps......but the view is breathtaking...we went up quite a few towers in our travels...this one was the best....gorgeous views!

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Chandler, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The tower is a quick stop and should be done when visiting Oriveto. Elevator takes you halfway up. Great views from the top.

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Augusta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Definitely take the time to climb the clock tower! Only about 200 stairs (less if you take the elevator half way up), it's not a very difficult climb compared to other bell/clock towers in Italy. Worth it for the beautiful views of Orvieto! Just be warned, the bell might sound while you are up there- it scared us.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

You have to climb many stairs, but the overlook of the town and the countryside are worth it (and is a extra fitness training). There is a mechanical clock inside (1876) and two bells can ring, one of them rang when i just entered the top - a laud "bang-bang" gave me a welcome

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The climb to the top can be shortened by about 100 steps if you take the elevator the second floor. In either case, the climb is worth the effort. the views from the top are spectacular. This view of the city lets you appreciate its layout and the narrow streets and older buildings, and the large number of churches. The... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Arrived without booking on a Sunday evening and the place was full but a table was still found in a corner! Very good local cuisine accompanied by the house wine which was very good and spectacular value for money at only €8 per bottle!

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I have Made a return visit to Orvieto after 2 years and this restaurant remains as I remember it...understated and relaxed, good food and kind service from Christian and staff. Worth a visit for honest good food and service.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

It's 240 steps to the top, and those risking their hearts will be rewarded with great views in all directions, including the duomo and the hills beyond. The bells chime every 15 minutes, which can take you by surprise given that the clock was 5 minutes behind when we visited. The wooden stairwell itself is modern and you'll spot the... More 

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