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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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“worth the climb” (114 reviews)
“leaning tower” (55 reviews)
“wooden steps” (52 reviews)
Piazza Ravegnana, Bologna, Italy
+39 041 2960 8401
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Reviewed today

If you are in Bologna then you have to visit these medieval towers! There are a lot of stairs and no elevator, so you have to be fit for going up and down. There is a fantastic panorama view over the city from the top.

Thank Alexander-_-Su
Reviewed yesterday

If you are afraid of heights, it is not a good idea to go up the tower; there are uneven wood stairs that look fragile. You need to book in advance at the Tourist information centre (£ 5) and arrive five minutes before the designated...More

Thank E8709
Reviewed yesterday

Narrow stairs lead up to the viewing platform at 92 m Views are stunning and exhilarating when you get to the top

Thank newmarket18
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Two Towers are the highest buildings in Bologna, so if you manage to climb up to the top (after some 500 stairs which feels like 5000) you are rewarded by breathtaking views of Bologna.

Thank LoveIStanbul365
Reviewed 4 days ago

You should visit the Asinelli tower on a clear sky day in able to admire the beautiful scenery of Bologna and also get a glimpse of the Dolomites and Verona.

Thank Alexandra L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An easy steady climb cos you are all going in the same direction as let in on a timed visit. Handrails both sides most of the way. Great views from the top.

Thank 35yaya
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's around 500 steps to get up, but they are in quite good shape compared to a lot of old towers/churches that we have climbed in the past. Arrive a little early or else you will be at the back of the pack on the...More

1  Thank Devon G
Reviewed 6 days ago

Really interesting towers, at the centre of the city. There is a really interesting story about how they came to exist which make them even more fascinating to visit.

Thank David C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of highlights of day in Bologna, I really like going up on towers, palaces and get a great view of the cities I visit so wasn’t going to miss this opportunity. It’s a bit of a climb (big tower is 97 meters...More

Thank Konstantin Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great thing to clime the tower with kids, Burn some calories in doing so. Great view from the top. Italiën ice afterwards.

Thank FamilyEindhoven
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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
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.