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Campanone o Torre Civica

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Address: Piazza Vecchia, Bergamo, Italy
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Old tower

A pretty high old tower placed in the main square of Citta Alta,the old part of town.The highest building in the area,as a result,a vantage point for nice views.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
zuv
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Bucharest, Romania

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A pretty high old tower placed in the main square of Citta Alta,the old part of town.The highest building in the area,as a result,a vantage point for nice views.

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Almeria, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Counted about 250 steps - so get prepared (but there is also a lift if you are lazy or disabled). Free view from the top over the Cittá Alta, Bergamo, and all the surrounding landscape. Be aware that the bells ring every 15 minutes right above your head, no warning so it can be a really sounding surprise :P

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We decided to go up the tower on a whim, but enjoyed the experience. Great views from the top and a chance to look down on the Piazza Vecchia from on high. Not very expensive either. You can take a lift if climbing the (many) stairs is too strenuous.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

You can climb there or use the lift- the price is the same, and well worth it. The views are spectacular. The bell tolls quite often, you might not want to be there when it does ;-)

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The Hague
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Depending which source you read, the Campanone tower rises between 52 to 56 meters high, by no means an impossible mission to climb. If you take the narrow elevator, you arrive at one level below the campanone with just as breathtaking view as up but reaching the top, I must caution you to mind the steep and slippery stairs!!! and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The tower is very easy to climb or even use an elevator so small kids can easily join the experience. The view from above is fantastic on both the near historical buildings of Bergamo Alta and the surrounding city. Nice experience once you are in the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Lovely place to spend an evening. Just sit by the fountain and watch the people go about their touristy thing....

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Easy to climb the stairs or use the elevator. Two levels at the top so not usually too crowded. Cheap (3 euros july 2016)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Went here with my 3 year old and 11 month old girls. We had a wonderful time in the square below. Bergamo itself is small, so this is directly across from the main church. We ate icecream and had pizza in the square. Over all a great time.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

located on the main square of Bergamo's upper town (Citta Alta), the Campanone is the main landmark. you may climb it for a great view, or just enjoy its view in the middle of nice old buildings from downstairs.

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