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View the horizon

The most amazing view of the city, that you will struggle to have! It's a long way to the top, with... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
doppelganger_et
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Thessaloniki, Greece
Climb Those Stairs for One Hell of a View

This is a MUST to do in Bologna....its a steep climb but you are rewarded with the most beautiful... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
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“View the horizon”
7 Nov 2018
“Climb Those Stairs for One Hell of a View”
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The most amazing view of the city, that you will struggle to have! It's a long way to the top, with narrow, very inclined, wooden stairs, so be prepared. The end of your journey up will surely reward you.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank doppelganger_et
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is a MUST to do in Bologna....its a steep climb but you are rewarded with the most beautiful views of Bologna...one of the best big little cities in Italy. Try and do it early in the morning when it first opens as the stairs...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kingdomDublin
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Great way to see all of Bologna at one time!! It's not for the fainthearted, as there are 500 steps to get to the top. It is worth it if you've got the stamina. A panoramic view of the city and the hills beyond. Truly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ianhfraser
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Great value for money, my partner was insistent on climbing the tower, I on the other hand wasn’t so keen as I’m not very good with heights and enclosed spaces but my god even I would thoroughly recommend it! The stairs are challenging, but there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rosies541
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

If visiting Bologna a short visit to the Two Towers is a must do!!! It is even more appalling at night time, however superb views during the day as well!!! Sublime architecture and superbly great athmosphere!!! Stunningly beautiful!!!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mr_rubenschmidt
Reviewed 2 August 2018

OK, once you make your way all the way up you will be revarded with a breathtaking view of the Bologna. Inside the tower that reaches almost 100 meters, and around 500 wooden steps, not much to see, but Ifelt great respect for those ancient...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Antonio J
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Well worth the 5euro ticket if its hot then go early as the 498 wooden steps to the top are killers!!!. But when you get too the top the views are amazing so glad I did this.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lovelock30
Reviewed 25 June 2018

One of Bologna old towers are still available for visitors. Ticket to tower need to buy beforehand from internet and same time have to book time slot for visit. It kind of exhaust to climb about 500 steps but view on top of tower is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank FlyfishermanBeijing
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The 900 years old tower had very important military functions (signalling and defence), beside representing with their imposing heights the social prestige of the noble families that owned them. It's a a great experience to climb them and enjoy a very wonderful view of Bologna....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank andyannick
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Apparently in medieval times it was common for families to build towers like this, partly for defence but mostly prestige. Bologna now only has 2 left but nearby San Gimignano has dozens like this.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank David M
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