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“amaizing sights”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Belfry

Belfry
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Ampthill, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“amaizing sights”
Reviewed July 15, 2014

this is not for the faint hearted, hard walk to the top, as lots of steps. but an amazing view from the top. the bells are a bit noisy if you get caught in with them when they chime. worth a look

Visited July 2014
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Perth, Australia
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“Scared me to death, but worth it.”
Reviewed June 28, 2014

Think twice about climbing if you're scared of heights like I am! Nobody tells you that about a third of the way up the nice, solid, enclosed stone steps give way to open metal ones spiraling up with nothing but fresh air to look at. I was terrified but hung on with both hands and pressed on. There were more stone steps for the last third which was a great relief. The view from the top is magnificent as long as you don't look straight down. The Menin Gate is especially significant and looks very fine. The bells are well worth examining, but watch out as they are quite loud as they go off.

Visited June 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
“Great view worth the climb”
Reviewed May 13, 2014

Costs an extra 3 euro to get access from the Flanders Museum but certainly worth it. If your access bracelet doesn't work (like ours) find a staff member in the museum or go back downstairs to the entry and tell them. I think they're used to it.

Visited April 2014
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Belgium
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32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great views!”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

Don't miss going up to the Belfry when you visit the In Flanders Museum. Really nice views, especially if you like to take photos.

Visited April 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Terrified of height ! Dreadful Vertigo !”
Reviewed April 12, 2014

Belfry at Flanders Field Museum ... don't do it if you are afraid of heights ! Snail enclosed staircase OK but stops in clock tower and instead there is an open snail style staircase made of metal, like a fire escape, where you can see straight down ... not for the faint hearted .... then another enclosed stairwell to balcony at top .. with windows and lots of wind ! Way down on other side .....

Visited April 2014
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