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Address: Piazzetta Prendiparte 5, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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It is worth to conquer the stairs

yes, it is definetly a long and difficult way up and you have to get the whole way down again but it is absolutely worth it. after you arrived at the top with shaking legs and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 December 2016
Lara C
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Mainz, Germany
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Mainz, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

yes, it is definetly a long and difficult way up and you have to get the whole way down again but it is absolutely worth it. after you arrived at the top with shaking legs and knees you'll be rewarded by an astonishing view over every roof of bologna.

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Iwaki
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

It was very tough to reach to the top of the tower, especially the last part of the climbing. But it would be one of the best and exciting experiences in your life.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

An easy and short walk from central Bologna to the Twin Towers. After paying the 3 euro entry tariff pp, 2 adults and 2 children climbed the 550 steps to the top. Quite steep at times and low ceilings made it all the more interesting, and we were lucky it was not to busy to manage to pass others coming... More 

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We were lucky that the doors were open to public to climb the tower and see the bells. The view of Bologna is great :) :)

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Dublin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Stayed for a night in this, the second tallest of Bologna's towers. Built in the 9th century it's privately owned by our host, Matteo, and consists of four floors; entrance, lounge & bathroom, mezzanine bedroom, kitchen, and dining room. There are approximately another six floors above these (lost count while climbing the very steep stairs) that are unoccupied but lead... More 

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

Visited this tower with a company event. The owner of the tower (a very pleasant guy with a great sense of humor!) gave us the tour and explained us in detail the history of the building. The stairs to the top are many, but the view to the city from the terrace is breathtaking! The stairs on the way down... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

The flaws in architecture are interesting everywhere in the world including Italy, which seems to have their share

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Ayrshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

Over 400 steps to the top of the tower. If you're not fit then this should be avoided but it is worth it for the fantastic views of the city for only 3 euros.

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

A long and slightly rickety climb through a hollow tower. But great fun and great views. It's a 16th century skyscraper, I guess.

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Clifton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

What an amazing experience to be able to say that not only did you stay in the tower overnight but we had the whole tower to ourselves. We went out walking around Bologna and actually used a large skeleton key to lock the door. I would plan on drinking champagnes do have some nibbles on the top of the tower... More 

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