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La Tour de l'Horloge

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Address: Rue de L'Horloge, 22100, Dinan, France
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been severall times

Been up here several times over the years. And climbing the top wooden stairs is a little scary and a little incredible as you can see how it was pit together ca few centuries... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kwieca
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Penpedairheol
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Been up here several times over the years. And climbing the top wooden stairs is a little scary and a little incredible as you can see how it was pit together ca few centuries ago. before climbing through the trap door to the top. Where if you have not got an head for heights I am pretty sure you may... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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329 reviews
186 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed November 17, 2016

Went here in October on a cloudy, dreary, misty day. The steps can be exhausting; it is not suited for anyone with a physical disability. The view this day was limited and the site was overrated.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Ok, a little hard to explain, we we think this place is overpriced and somewhat difficult to walk up the stairs. I know it is an old site but I found it strenuous. The view on a late afternoon are fantastic so you take the good with the bad. Your choice

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DEVON
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46 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2016

After being woken up by the bell of the tower, we decided to se what the noise was about. A short but interesting climb up the stairs. The view from the top was amazing.

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Thank adeandsylv
New York City
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37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed September 6, 2016

It's a long climb up rickety and narrow stairs, and you do get a lovely view of the surrounding town and countryside, but not worth the price of admission.

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed August 17, 2016

The tour de l'Horlage involves a climb up a series of steps which ends with a very steep short stairway. I climbed up in the late afternoon and had a splendid view of the city. It gives a good overview of the city and there is a strange graphic explanation half way up in French but with English subtitles.visual

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Dartmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

We arrived late, 1800 hrs, no queue, 10 euro for a family of 5. We all climbed to the top and you get a pretty good view, would be great on a very clear day, ours was a little hazy. Don't forget the bells chime the quarter hours (Its not too loud, but the little one thought it might be... More 

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Thank oneofthe300
Llandudno, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed July 20, 2016

Best part is to get to the top and see the great views over the city. Just make sure that you are not near the bell at the 4 quarter parts of the hour otherwise you could be deafened

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed July 10, 2016

Quite a climb to get to the top of the tower but really worth the walk up. Not for anyone who is scared of heights though as it does feel a bit unstable at the top-even though it is 100% safe! Enjoyed the lovely views of the city - a definite must do!

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Thank Tasmin s
London, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
52 attraction reviews
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Reviewed September 23, 2015

Beautiful views across the roof tops of Dinan and the countryside beyond. The bell ring isn't too deafening if you happen to be up at the top when it strikes.

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