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Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda

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Address: Piazza Ravegnana, Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: 0039.041.2960840-1
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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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Worth the climb

Yes it's a climb but the vast views are worth it... The tower next to it leans quite a bit. I was grateful for the holes in the tower along the climb creating a wind vortex... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Bethany R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Yes it's a climb but the vast views are worth it... The tower next to it leans quite a bit. I was grateful for the holes in the tower along the climb creating a wind vortex bringing occasional heat relief!!

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Thank Bethany R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you think Pisa leans a bit then take a look at this one. Two towers one you can climb for superb views and one that leans worryingly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm dissapointed in a city, but towers were worth the money. It's toph for old people to beat the stairs.

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you like to count your steps and flights of stairs a day this is a good way to do it. You are rewarded with the best view across the city, but be prepared for your legs to feel a little shaky afterwards. it is 97 metres high but well worth the effort.

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Braga, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is probably not the best thing to visit on the city but it is a must point on the city tour on all the websites. Give it a try.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

At nearly 600 steps I decided to send my 16 year old niece up instead so all photos are courtesy of Meri.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Asinelli tower (the higher one) is aprox. 100m tall and you have to climb the staircase (there is no elevator), but the view is magnificent. If you are tired after going up and down, you can have a slice of pizza right next to the tower.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The views from the top of this tower are well worth climbing the almost 500 steps to reach the top. The viewing platform looks out on all four points of the compass. Make the effort - it is worth it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fantastic view from the top but rather for the fitter ones, as you need to pass about 500 steps. However medieval scent and panorama from the top - priceless experience... Mustsee

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you are ready to climb cca 100 metres on narrow, cracking wooden stairs, sweating and panting, pushing and being pushed by the downcoming traffic inside a windowless, stuffy tower for 3 euros, you may not be crazy after all: you lose weight, and on the top you find a light breeze, and the best view ever to the city.... More 

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