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Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius

Kraj Sv. Duje 5, Split, Croatia
021 342 589
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Ranked #10 of 57 Attractions in Split
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Religious Sites, Monuments/ Statues, Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings
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East Marion, New York
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77 reviews 77 reviews
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

The visit to the cathedral is not complete without climbing the tower for the magnificent views of the city and sea. The old steps require giant steps but well worth the climb. Highly recommended.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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219 attraction reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

It was a bit windy, it gets narrower and more open as you go up. This is fantastic because of it's antiquity elequent structure and the stunning views across history when you get to the top. A bit scary but worth it.

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gjøvik
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

If you are in the mood for walking steps a trip to the top of the bell tower could be recomended. The view is very nice when you arrive at the top. Not all who started walking went to the top. It is quite high and the steps are very steep.

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NOVA
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64 reviews 64 reviews
19 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The view from the top is worth the climb up the narrow and steep stairs. If you want to also see the cathedral, buy the combined ticket.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

A great view around the whole city. Go later in the day to catch the sunset (closes at 7 pm). 15kn to get in. If you have a fear of heights, you may want to skip this. The stairs are very old and each step is tall and narrow. The metal stairs going up to the top are fine. It's... More

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72 reviews 72 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

It's a tight squeeze...a very tight squeeze to start off with and watch your head as there's no warning and no padding!! But once you complete the climb, up the steel stairs that you're not 100% sure are that securely attached to the structure it's a great view. Seriously, it's totally worth it - best view in the city.

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Rome
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19 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This Bell tower climb is definitely not for the faint-hearted. A rickety, metal stair structure which wobbles unduly goes up inside a very exposed, open-air tower. The spindly, hand rail is a major H&S issue.

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Le Roeulx, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

several folks just didn't have the stomach to go all the way up to the top. This climb up narrow, rusty unenclosed stairs was nerve racking at best. Once at the top, the views are spectacular. Only a matter of time however before someone falls to their death and the bell tower gets a complete safety makeover. Let's hope they... More

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Evanston, Illinois
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13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This will never pass in the States for safety reasons... There is a rickety rusty stairs going around it to reach to the top. The bell tower has no net, mesh wire, glass, or anything enclosing but as it was then it is now totally open with the breeze or wind wipping through it as you climb higher. I emphasize... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Amazing place to go to. I would probably say you cannot miss this place, because it is so beautiful. Great architecture and when the bells start ringing it's just awesome.

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