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Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda
Ranked #16 of 378 things to do in Bologna
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Owner description: The colossal towers were built by Bologna's important families in the 12th century.
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Signed up for an 11:45 entrance. They allowed far too many visitors in. The climb up was slow due to the numbers heading up the stairs. At the top was crowded and little consideration by most for sharing the limited viewing portals. Great view though.

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"worth the climb"
in 128 reviews
"leaning tower"
in 64 reviews
"wooden steps"
in 58 reviews
"fear of heights"
in 22 reviews
"catch your breath"
in 29 reviews
"long climb"
in 38 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 59 reviews
"coming down"
in 25 reviews
"twin towers"
in 29 reviews
"great view of the city"
in 18 reviews
"take your time"
in 26 reviews
"tourist office"
in 40 reviews
"piazza maggiore"
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"stairs"
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"pisa"
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"euros"
in 156 reviews
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We counted almost 500 steps, many parts are quite steep so it’s not recommendable for people who are afraid of heights or have walking problems. The view is however stunning.

Thank Valentina B
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

500 steps, nice view. Mind this is the proper (vertical) tower, not its leaned sister that is 10 meter away from it.

Thank amacara1
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

The towers themselves are not that spectacular but the environment around them is fantastic, a couple of smaller squares and lots of cafes around. Lovely place to sit and watch Bologna

Thank Gitte Obertin S
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

You have to buy the tickets in advance, from tourist information on Piazza Maggiore or online, and you can choose a time. It's in 45-minute slots to get up, look around and get down, which is perfectly manageable. Not for the very claustrophobic or people with vertigo but it wasn't too crowded inside - just bring water for the climb! Amazing views from the top!

Thank Katherine M
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