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. Using our world travel planner, Bologna attractions like Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Spectacular the Asinelli Tower ... The climb up the tower is a bit long and a bit challenging but ultimately worth it. From up there you can see Bologna in all its beauty, at a cost of only 3 euros.
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  • Unstable in this town (?) The main tower was built? It is a tower and think. Because it is surrounded by houses in the old building to worry about.
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  • I don't know how to describe the sensazikne that you try going up on the tower. A bit of effort for 500 steps. but it is a breathtaking spectacle. Great city
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  • The best view of Bologna EVER! The legend says that you shouldn't climb until you graduate at the university! Otherwise, you will never finish your studies... that's why, we have waited more than 5 years to finally climb the 91m high tower and enjoy the beautiful view! Before in Bologna there were more than 180 towers but today you can enjoy in just a few (7-8 towers in the city)! Don't miss it... unless you are still studying!
  • pay €3 entrance fee and hike up the spiral stairs to reach the amazing view from the top, make sure to stand at the side in the corners to allow others to pass
  • One of the best places to visit in Northern Italy. The city filled with cultures and beauty, Bologna is one of the traditional cities of Italy. I was overwhelmed by the hospitality of the people. One of the historic landmarks of Bologna, the two towers are worth to visit.
  • Nice view. Be prepared because it's a good exercise getting up here!
  • View on top is nice. Quite steep, not for elderly. There a pizza ship directly in front the entrance which offer nice and cheap food. 2 euro per piece.