Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda, Bologna

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Witness two iconic landmarks of Bologna dating back to the Middle Ages, Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda. The 12th-century, leaning towers serve as prominent historical symbols of a city that once boasted more than 100 such structures. Climb the 97 m (318 ft) high Asinelli Tower to see the drastic leaning angle of the Garisenda Tower and to view the city and countryside. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes; the climb to the top is steep and narrow. Arrange your visit to Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda and discover more family-friendly attractions in Bologna using our Bologna trip itinerary builder tool .
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  • Finally reopened to the public after the recent restoration, are fascinating views from below and from above offer stunning views, making discover a Bologna incredibly Green! the view is worth the undertaking of climbing!
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  • So I call him. The view is impressive from above. All Bologna looks at his feet. Down to the output you can try in a small pizzeria pizza of fried eggs with potatoes to replenish you climb to the tower.
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  • You have to buy the tickets on the internet or at the information tourist center (piazza Maggiore) and you need to reserve a time slot. You'll have to climb almost 500 stairs in a very tiny space, but...  more »
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  • My wife and I went to top on 22 July 2014. We are very pleased to have done it, and it is quite easy if you are fit. It will take about 10 minutes, due to narrow steps and meeting people coming down. Fantastic views from the top, so very much worth the effort. No trip to Bologna is complete without doing this. 3 Euro but going to good cause (maintaining it).
  • It does not matter how many times you see these towers on the ground you need to climb it to fully appreciate it. A great exercise! My kids love climbing the steps. The 360 degree panoramic view is breathtaking and impressive. A "Must see"!
  • Impressive towers. I was hoping to climb to the top for the view of Bologna but was closed for renovations. too bad.
  • It's closed for renovations. Thanks google. I trained over from Imola to climb the stairs, but it's not going to happen today or for a few months at the look of things.
  • Crazy feeling to walk up a inclined tower, but so much fun. Impressive view over the city. It's cheap and not crowded. Totally worth it.

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