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Ghirlandina

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Address: Piazza Grande, Modena, Italy
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$131.05*
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Modena Half Day Tour
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$136.51*
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Modena Private Walking Tour
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Culture and Food Tour in Modena

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majestic element

Ghirlandina in my heart ... a piece of history of modena , romantic and romanic element of the primary square

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
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Modena, Italy
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Modena, Italy
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ghirlandina in my heart ... a piece of history of modena , romantic and romanic element of the primary square

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Pay the entry fee and go up 200 steps only if you are bored, or desperate for exercise. The view at the top is only good on one of the four sides and it is not so good (see photo). If you really want to see the famous "bucket", you can see the original for free at the Palazzo Comunale

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Porcia, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Nice place to visit, definitely have to visit this place the surrounding areas. Amazing history in this tower and the cathedral area. Beautiful area at night.

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California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Experienced much as its described in guide books and Wikipedia. In center of old city surrounded by shops, restaurants and swarming tourists (like us)

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

There are a lot of steps to get to the top so you will need to have good mobility. There are signs giving information on the history and information boards at the top showing the buildings and points of interest. There are views over all of the city showing all four sides. The windows are grilled so it is not... More 

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Penarth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Climbed the steps to the top 3€ to get in. Leaflets in English and receptionist spoke reasonable English. Hardly anyone climbing tower so had the views to ourselves from the top. Beautiful old tower dating from 1099.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

The entrance is between the duomo and the towr. Entry is E3 or E2 reduced. The steps are wide and not too steep. There are quite a lot though! Whilst there are grills on the windows, mobile phone photos work just fine if you get against the mesh. A good 30 minute activity. It had good,free maps of Modena.it was... More 

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Mons, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

This is a relatively easy climb up a rather wide staircase (compared to other towers in Europe). The climb is worth the effort since the reward is sweeping panoramic views of the city and a refreshing breeze even on the hottest of August days.

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Cervo, Italia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

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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3 of 5 bubbles 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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