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Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda

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Address: Piazza Ravegnana, Bologna, Italy
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+39 041 2960 8401
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The colossal towers were built by Bologna's important families in the 12th...

The colossal towers were built by Bologna's important families in the 12th century.

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One of the few things to do.

Only 3 euros, take the stairs to the top. A great view of the city and great photo opportunities. May get busier later in the year so could get a little claustrophobic, the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Only 3 euros, take the stairs to the top. A great view of the city and great photo opportunities. May get busier later in the year so could get a little claustrophobic, the stairs are narrow and step.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great to stumble across when your not expecting these ancient medieval fortresses. Bologna packed with history, but also spoilt by dodgy street people begging and hassling on every corner. Worth a visit but stay on the main streets and avoid parks / markets as an obvious tourist target. Love the city.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We climbed the highest tower (Torre degli Asinelli) on a Saturday afternoon, for some reason it was not too crowded. You need to be prepared to climb all steps, but the good thing is that there are some spaces to take a breath. Don't forget to follow the staff's advice (give priority to those walking down) In total, the visit... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

the tower is of course beautiful and walking up can be fun. however, it cannot be organized more poorly. first a long queue and no explanation on how it works, totally confusing. a poster would have been enough to clarify. once you reach the top it gets immediately very crowded. and the crazy thing is that you cannot really go... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

For only 3€ you can have the most beautiful view of the city. Go in the morning, before 10, in order to avoid the lines.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extraordinary and right in the middle of it all. Not far from another must-see place piazza maggore. If you can just see these 2 sites only it means you have been to the wonderful city that is Bologna.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a cool and rainy day in Bologna. We were walking the streets trying to see the sites we wanted to fit in despite the weather. One of the many great things about Bologna is that most of the sidewalks are covered, so walking is quite easy. We thought we'd check out the tower -very reasonably priced, cheap in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth all 498 steps up the narrow, old spiral staircase. Beautiful views from every direction. Total bargain for the entry of a few euro per person

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The views from the tower are absolutely gorgeous. It was a clear day when I walked up and I wasn't disappointed. For only 3 euros to enter you can certainly get your money's worth when you're at the top. The walk is tough (498 steps up and, if you're me and clumsy, 497 steps and a trip down!) but there's... More 

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Bologna, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This climb up the tower is a effort but it's worth it the stunning views and sights would make any one climb the tower its family friendly and can be good exercise for the small cost of 3 Eros

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