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Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda

Piazza Ravegnana, Bologna, Italy
+39 041 2960 8401
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The colossal towers were built by Bologna's important families in the 12th century.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“worth the climb” (108 reviews)
“leaning tower” (52 reviews)
“two towers” (99 reviews)
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Piazza Ravegnana, Bologna, Italy
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+39 041 2960 8401
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Reviewed yesterday

the tower has a lovely view of the city and surrounding area. the climb is not difficult if you take your time well worth the effort. tickets are purchased at Piazza Maggiore.

Thank wellan1
Reviewed yesterday

You buy your tickets from the Welcome Bologna tourist office in the main square (Piazza Miagore) and get assigned to a specific time slot (every 45 minutes). Then approx 100 people ascend the many flights of steps in a long line to all reach the...More

Thank Magnus1968
Reviewed 2 days ago

go buy your ticket at the tourist office in Piazza Maggiore and climb the nearly 500 steps to be rewarded with great views of the city of Bologna

Thank fvs1308
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's a long climb up 498 steps in a line of people, but there are great views when you get there. There are places to stop and catch your breath and let the fitter people pass. Important to note that you have to book at...More

Thank SfromBasingstoke
Reviewed 2 days ago

Leaning towers seem to be a thing in Italy. The two towers in the center of Bologna are unavoidable and must be seen up close. The richer the family, the higher the tower...hmm. There is also a nearby ancient tower that rents out rooms to...More

Thank Harold J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We found that the tower was open early in the morning, earlier than other churchs' opening hours. However the staff showed us 'need to reserve' sort of information. Those who definitely wants to climb this tower, recommended to make a reservation on line prior the...More

Thank michiamomimi
Reviewed 5 days ago

Wow !! the closer you get to Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda, the more you think one is going to fall over. I think it depends on how close you get to them but they are one of Bologna's views !! 490 steps to walk...More

Thank Brian B
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Impressing Towers showing the attitude/hybris of medieval families. Awesome view from top. Garisenda and Asinelli are the namens of these families. All Build 1119.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

The towers really lean ... worth a look. Nice view at the top but you need to be in shape to get there.

Thank susanandhuw
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spectacular view from the top. Definitely worth the climb up the 498 stairs! Just remember you can not buy your tickets at the tower you have to buy your tickets from the tourist information point in the main square or online. Personally i loved these...More

Thank ALCBS
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Sajida S
1 July 2016|
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Response from Brunhilda7 | Reviewed this property |
I'll copy/paste the information taken from Bologna Welcome website: "Asinelli Tower: from 1st April 2016 to 30th September 2016: 9am - 7pm. From 1st to 31st October 2016: 9am - 6pm. From 1st November 2016: 9am... More
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Meagan C
26 February 2015|
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Response from Noel P | Reviewed this property |
No need to pre book and the entrance fee is cheap. The panorama from up there is wonderful and I really recommend it.
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