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Ghirlandina

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Address: Piazza Grande, Modena, Italy
Phone Number: 0592032660
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Beautiful medieval architecture

Standing 86 metres tall in one of Italy's most celebrated piazzas, the belfry is separated from but belongs to the Duomo. It was recently restored, so it can now be admired in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Cervo, Italia
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Cervo, Italia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Standing 86 metres tall in one of Italy's most celebrated piazzas, the belfry is separated from but belongs to the Duomo. It was recently restored, so it can now be admired in all its pristine splendour.

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Amman, Jordan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Such beautiful piece of art can only be found in italy...this bell tower which is the bell tower of the duomo of Modena...the tower is full of details ...right in Piazza Grande...and its worth visiting while in Modena

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Modena, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

The Ghirlandina is the bell tower of the Duomo of Modena. While visiting the should see the tower. When open can climb to the top and get a great view of the city.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

the tower is declining to the opposite side of the church (duomo) - or at least to some parts of it. From outside it is more of a stunner then when climbing it (closed between 12 and 15.30h).

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

The Ghirlandina is a most spectacular piece of architecture which dominates the town. You can spend a couple of ours walking around the narrow streets looking at the Ghirlandina from all the different angles and directions. If you go up to the top you have a 360° view of the rooftops.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

If you like a tower this is fun to climb up, although the views out are not so great as there are grills on all the windows. Nevertheless you get some good views.

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Pilsen, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

From outside it is a beautiful bell tower. It has surely potential for visit and vista, but everything is spoiled because of iron grating in the windows. This grating has only minimal gaps, so outlook is very limited and making pictures impossible. If you want to visit really enjoyable tower, try Torre Asinelli in Bologna.

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amsterdam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

THis is a fun climb up and up to the top of the tower with stunning views of the entire city and its environs. Well worth the climb up and there are also interesting exhibits on the way up to rest and catch your breath.

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Berkeley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

The history is of course interesting, the tower is a lovely piece of architecture, but once you've climbed to the highest point allowed, the views are obstructed by metal cages on each of the windows, which we found really impacted our enjoyment of the scenery and the vistas. So, while a good cardio workout, not the best for the sight-seer... More 

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Modena, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

This tower is part of the cathredal and from time to time it can be walked inside up to almost the top where to enjoy the city sightseeing

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