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“views great but clastrophibic at top”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Pey-Berland Tower

Pey-Berland Tower
Ranked #13 of 197 things to do in Bordeaux
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Situated to the south-east of the chevet of the Cathedral of Saint-André at Bordeaux, the tower of Pey-Berland serves as its bell tower, built in the 15th century in the Gothic style. Its isolation was due to the wish to provide the Cathedral with magnificent bells which would not threaten the structure with their vibrations. Designated world heritage site by UNESCO. Open:> June to September: from 10 a.m. to 1.15 p.m.and from 2 p.m. to 6 p. m.> October to May: from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Last admission 30 minutes before closing time. Closed:> Mondays from October to May.> 1st January, 1st May and 25th December. Admission fees: Adults : 6 €; Concessions (18 to 25) = 5 €; Free admission: minors under 18*; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups (20 € pour school groups)
Signal Mountain, Tennessee
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“views great but clastrophibic at top”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

Incredible views of the city; the spiral gets tighter and tighter at the top and you have to shimmy between stones to get out onto the viewing area on top... worth it, just be aware that gets a bit tight at the top.

Visited May 2013
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“Wonderful!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2013

After breakfast we took an amble through the city and discovered the Tower of Pey-Berland. Its simply wonderful and all you can do is stare in awe in its shadows. We were told there were spectacular views to be had at the top but we were unfortunate enough to be visiting at a time when the Tower was closed to visitors due to renovations *disappointed*

Visited February 2013
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Bordeaux, France
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“To visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2013

Downtown Bordeaux, the Cathedrale and the Tower is just amazing.
Take a ticket and climb to the top of the Pey Berland Tower. You will have an amazing view of the city

Visited December 2012
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Rotonda West, Florida
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“Scary but worth it.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2012

Climbed the spiral staircase to the viewing area not quite at the top and got up enough nerve to walk out and take some great photo's. Afraid of heights but still managed. On to the top and even better views. Be careful as you go through the door at the top. It looks normal size as you are going up but the bump on my head tells me the door is very short, pay attention. The walk down is easy. I think it was around 280 stairs and very tight. One way up and the same way down.

Visited September 2012
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“See the statue on top when the sunbeams sets it on fire!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2012

However it is just a tower but on the other hand enormous and impressive! And the statue is glorious!

Visited June 2012
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