As we found the tower is not open at the moment to climb and so interesting from the outside but not really much else. Apparently the lean on the tower is greater than the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
About Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda
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If you want to burn off some calories after eating Bologna's wonderful food or just want to admire a breathtaking view from the top, you won't regret spending 5 euros on climbing Asinelli tower. You don't have to be an athlete to participate in this...More
Nice place to visit, have a coffee in the piazza, admire the architecture and enjoy the surroundings
The Asinelli tower is one of the few towers built in Bologna at the end of the 12th century that still survives today. The Garisenda tower is next to it (leaning tower) but it is closed to the public. The ticket to visit the Asinelli...More
The cost is 5€ and you purchase your ticket over at the TI office in Piazza Magiore, a short walk away (although some people had online vouchers, too). It is a tight climb up, so claustrophobic people should avoid. The views at the top are...More
Sort of uneventful but easily reached. You'll be passing by at some point during your stay in Bologna so you may as well look up. Touristic, but grabbed a few photos. Was particularly nice at sunset the way the light played off of the buildings.
A visit to Bologna can't be complete without a visit to the towers of the Asinelli and Garisenda. It's quite a climb, and some physical condition is definitely a must, but the view from the top is marvellous. For a few euros, you get a...More