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  • barry r
    Salford, UK34 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    One of the many must see places to see in Rome, this one is near the top! The outside rear is nothing special but the front makes up for that. Nothing on the outside prepares a person for the splendour that is inside though.

    From the dome to the floor, it's an amazing experience in a building 2000 years old. Not forgetting that it is a functioning church, people have to been respectful when inside.
    Written 12 June 2024
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  • RichardS069
    Melbourne, Australia201 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We did the Secret Itinerary Tour which takes you through the old prisons and the Administrative rooms. This was booked directly and went for an hour. Our tour guide Aurora was fabulous, she really knew how to bring the stories to life. We saw the prison cells the poor were in and the ones the richer were put in including Casanova’s cells. Afterwards we were able to see the Palace by ourselves and walk through the bridge of sighs to the new prisons. The guide said Napoleon closed the older prisons we saw on the tour.
    We thoroughly enjoyed this tour and highly recommend
    Written 14 June 2024
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  • travelbob1
    New Windsor, NY1,134 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Take your time, there is a lot to see from floor to ceiling. Move about and find a spot every so often to stop and take in all the tile work, paintings, glass work and carvings.
    Written 18 June 2024
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  • Niamh L
    20 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very beautiful inside, especially because of the mosaics which cover the entire inside of the basilica. Definitely don't miss the museum upstairs as you get wonderful views of the piazza.

    I'm in two minds about whether pre-booking your visit is the best way to go. When we tried to book, it was all full so we had to stand in the queue in order to get in. We arrived at about 9:20 and made it inside at 10ish. Majority of the queue was in the shade whereas the pre-booked tickets line was in the sun and there was still a queue to get in. Cost of pre-booking for just the basilica is 6€ each whereas it is only 3€ per person on the day. By the time we got out, about 11ish, the queue was considerably shorter so might be worth going later in the day.
    Written 9 June 2024
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  • Robyn H
    Melbourne, Australia66 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We visited Pisa as part of an Insight Vacations 'Country Roads of Italy' tour. A local expert took us around the site, including inside the cathedral. Fascinating to see the entire site associated with the bell tower.
    Written 16 June 2024
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  • Anuradha
    New Delhi, India1,013 contributions
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    The chapel, apart from being one of the most beautiful churches in the world, is also home to some of history’s most famous artworks, with Michelangelo’s Last Judgement, The Creation of Adam and Botticelli's Temptation of Christ. But the chapel isn't just of artistic importance - it is the site of the Papal conclave, the process by which a new pope is selected.

    A must see to admire Renaissance art.
    Written 12 June 2024
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  • 2272wk
    Voorburg, The Netherlands10,277 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    it is a beautifull medieval place with a fortress .
    Very nice important buildings from palaces to churches
    The mainroad is full of restaurants and pubs and shops.. very plesant to be here
    Written 3 June 2024
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  • Katherine B
    Wallington, UK113 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This place blew me away as it was so much more than I expected. Yes, it's touristy but get up early in the morning (before 8am or earlier) and there's hardly anyone around. Lots of restaurants, bars and shops - sit on a roof top terrace and people watch but it's always the trulli that grab your attention. Some of the paths were slippery in places so wear decent shoes. Steps aren't easily seen so keep an eye on your step. Could imagine it might be even worse if it rained.
    Written 16 June 2024
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  • Sunshine558632
    Media, PA25 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful hotel with top notch service. loved my experience. Gardens were peaceful and the view on top floor was outstanding. Would highly recommend.
    Written 13 June 2024
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  • Andrea H
    Plymouth, UK150 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Well worth a trip to the top for some lovely views over Venice. There is a lift up and down so getting to the top is easy. I would recommend booking in advance as this allows you to skip any queue. The ticket gives you a half hour slot to visit so you are not tied to a specific time. We booked our ticket for a short while after our tour of the palace and basilica. You are able to spend as long as you want at the top so there is no rush.
    Written 4 June 2024
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  • Kurt C
    Malta25 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Campanile is a very wonderful attraction in Florence. This is my second time that I climbed this campanile. Once again, it was filled with crowds, even though we booked the trip for first thing in the morning. The climb is a bit difficult but at the end very worth it. Highly recommended for tourist who enjoy history and beautiful views. I strongly recommend that you book for first thing in the morning as queues are then very long during peak season.
    Written 12 June 2024
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  • nina2121
    San Antonio, TX16 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Gorgeous Villa, outstanding gardens and interesting tour. A few important logistical notes:

    1. Buy your ticket online in advance. This will save valuable time by not standing in line. Try to book a minimum of a week or two ahead of time. If you want to see the inside of the villa, book way in advance. You might get lucky and get a tour at the window when you arrive (we did!).

    2. It is critical to wear comfortable shoes. The villa is a 20-25 minute walk from l where the ferry drops off in Lenno. Much of it is uphill. It is a nice stroll but wouldn’t be if not wearing the right shoes.

    3. There is a pier at the back of the villa where private tours can drop you. Wish I’d done this! You can also get a ride on a water taxi back BUT the line may be long. I think they take about 12 people every 20 minutes. I believe it cost 6 Euro one way per person and you pay on board. We ended up walking back (again, wear good shoes!) just to make sure we caught the departing ferry on time.

    It is a gorgeous and special experience, especially if you are prepared with good shoes, water, and sun protection. And maybe a snack or two :)
    Written 28 May 2024
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  • mark b
    7 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Duomo is quite beautiful and unique with its zebra stripes. The inside is wall to wall intricate carvings, paintings and decorations. The Duomo is worth a visit. The town is picturesque, but touristy with many stores to shop that distracts from the beauty of the location. Orvieto lacks the rustic Tuscan charm of Cortona or Civita di Bagnoregio.
    Written 29 May 2024
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  • Jamie
    10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A lovely church on the top of the hill. We were there in time for Vespers and got to hear the monks sing a Gregorian chant. Amazing experience!
    If you’re walking up from Florence be prepared for a pretty steep ascent!
    Written 18 June 2024
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  • Foodange
    Manchester, UK3,910 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A highlight of our trip.
    We found it very easy to book online, you just need to be organised!
    Pleasant lady at the head of the queue was very strict on timing so no point arriving even 5 minutes early.
    A glass lift whisked us to the top of the building. The lift journey itself was part of the experience, as it was suspended in the middle of the whole building, rather than being in the usual shaft.
    At the top there’s not that much space, hence the need to limit numbers.
    You can walk all the way round so spectacular views of Torino from every aspect.
    We were lucky that it was a beautiful sunny day so could see for miles (kilometers?).
    Will live long in the memory.
    Written 16 May 2024
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