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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  • Really liked it! In other places in Bologna. And lifting and appearance and emotions. Couples love there shut, people were really not much evening under closure.
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  • When we arrived at the base of the Tower we saw a small group of people waiting to enter and we queued. Passed over half an hour we started spazientirci as always eventhough people out but nobody came? We were about to leave when we turned back and we saw dozens and dozens of people behind us ... Shortly after we managed to get in and we get the hang of it! Arrived at the top, with not much effort, the view was beautiful and we were very happy the wait!
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  • Worth every step of the climb. There are more than 400 wooden steps. It seems an eternity but the view is simply magnificent. Take care to go on a day that does not have fog because it is difficult for the beautiful 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.