Torre del Mangia, Siena

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Completed in 1348 by the Siena's medieval rulers, Torre del Mangia is a symbol of the city at the Palazzo Pubblico. Marvel at the 88 m (289 ft) tall tower, a well-preserved example of Italian Gothic and secular architecture. You can climb 400 steps to the top of the structure for views of the city and Tuscan countryside. The staircase may be a challenge for people with mobility, cardiovascular, or claustrophobia issues. Arrange to visit Torre del Mangia and other attractions in Siena using our Siena trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • The Tuscan hills and the city of Siena at the foot of the tower are an incomparable spectacle, it is tiring but worth it.
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  • A huge and stunning tower jammed in the heart of the city of Siena, in Piazza del Campo. Lots of stairs to climb.
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  • Claustrophobic attention, the staircase is scary! do not forget to take a ticket at the bottom of the courtyard (10 euros) otherwise, you are stems on the 4th floor!!!
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  • This tower is one of the must visit place in Siena. The stairs to arrive on top are very narrow and they are not simple to climb them. Anyway, once on top, the view is amazing! you are able to see the whole city from above and to recognize the old walls of it!
  • It is definitely better to climb up this tower than to go to the panoramic view in the cathedral complex. The climb is pretty tough but once you get to the top the view is insane, you have a nice view over the piazza del campo and you can see both san domenico and the duomo from there, as well as the rolling hill of the Tuscan landscape.
  • Beautifull view! The most impressive architecture.
  • Great place to take in the city view of Siena. Lots of stairs to climb though! Around 400.
  • Stunning iconic tower in the middle of Siena. You can climb up to the top for an amazing view of the city
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