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Address: Piazza Grande, Modena, Italy
Phone Number: 0592032660
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Majestic element of the church

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 11, 2016
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Connector_2012
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115 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank Christopher H
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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)

Thank architect95
Manchester, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 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 24 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.

Thank maggie1966
Derby, United Kingdom
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224 reviews
92 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
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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481 reviews
183 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
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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498 reviews
195 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 210 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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271 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
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

Thank Laith a
Modena, Italy
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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