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Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda

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Address: Piazza Ravegnana, Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: +39 041 2960 8401
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The colossal towers were built by Bologna's important families in the 12th...

The colossal towers were built by Bologna's important families in the 12th century.

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Fantastic impressive medieval towers in the heart of Bologna

Very impressive to show at them from the basis. The lower tower had to be cut to avoid to collapse on the other tower.They are the symbol of Bologna.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very impressive to show at them from the basis. The lower tower had to be cut to avoid to collapse on the other tower.They are the symbol of Bologna.

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Dudley
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I did the climb on a day out in Bologna, quite a climb, and some of the wooden stairway seemed little rickety, but as it is presumably fairly old it is to be expected, not for the faint hearted as the climb up between floors is vertigo inducing, but well worth it for the fantastic views of the city and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cities from Seattle and Vancouver to Stuttgart and Berlin have slender towers where you can get an unobstructed 360° aerial view of the city. Bologna has one too, the 97 meter high (+/- 32 story) Torre degli Asinelli. Among the differences from those other towers, this one has no elevator, souvenir shop, toilets or cocktail lounge but it predates the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is definitely a trek, but the view is worth it. Even on a wet Autumn day the misty view over the rooftops was beautiful. Only a few euros so the price is right as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The towers are a focal point of the city centre and climbing the 498 steps up the Asinelli Tower is more than worth it. It's €3 and the climb is hardwork, steep and slow, with people coming down having right of way, but the views at the top are more than worth it. An absolute must see/do of Bologna!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

absolutely magnificent...be very carefull with the steps...too much humidity inside the tower - φοβερη αίσθηση....προσοχη στις σκάλες γλιστράνε λόγω υγρασιας παρα πολυ.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The towers could be seen from many places in the city center, very high to climb, nice view from the top.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The towers reminded me of Pisa but the difference is that this tower is in the middle of the city and Its vividly leaning and really high. Amazing experience

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not an easy climb as the handrails and steps were quite damp but well worth it as the views were absolutely amazing

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

3 Euro per person.. about 500 steps across 4 stages on what some might find challenging wooden stairs.. If you've got a head for heights, this is worth the money and exercise, to see the city of Bologna from high! Nice weather will give you stretching views over the hills outside of the city, although we visited in November, we... More 

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