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Ghirlandina

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Address: Piazza Grande, Modena, Italy
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US$129.20*
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Modena Half Day Tour
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For lovers of viewsFor lovers of views

If you want to see from high stunning views of the beautiful Мodena, can climb the tower against the normal amount of input.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Iamivo
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Sofia Region, Bulgaria
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Düsseldorf
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56 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The tower offers a nice climb and would give you a fantastic foto opportunity if the windows wouldn't be blocked by bars. I can understand they dont want people to drop objects or cameras - but thats why glass or plastic windows have been invented!

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Thank Typvonnebenan
Sofia Region, Bulgaria
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19 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to see from high stunning views of the beautiful Мodena, can climb the tower against the normal amount of input.

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Thank Iamivo
Modena, Italy
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62 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Ghirlandina in my heart ... a piece of history of modena , romantic and romanic element of the primary square

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Pay the entry fee and go up 200 steps only if you are bored, or desperate for exercise. The view at the top is only good on one of the four sides and it is not so good (see photo). If you really want to see the famous "bucket", you can see the original for free at the Palazzo Comunale

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Porcia, Italy
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167 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Nice place to visit, definitely have to visit this place the surrounding areas. Amazing history in this tower and the cathedral area. Beautiful area at night.

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Thank Christopher H
California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Experienced much as its described in guide books and Wikipedia. In center of old city surrounded by shops, restaurants and swarming tourists (like us)

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

There are a lot of steps to get to the top so you will need to have good mobility. There are signs giving information on the history and information boards at the top showing the buildings and points of interest. There are views over all of the city showing all four sides. The windows are grilled so it is not... More 

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Penarth, United Kingdom
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90 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Climbed the steps to the top 3€ to get in. Leaflets in English and receptionist spoke reasonable English. Hardly anyone climbing tower so had the views to ourselves from the top. Beautiful old tower dating from 1099.

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Thank maggie1966
Derby, United Kingdom
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231 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

The entrance is between the duomo and the towr. Entry is E3 or E2 reduced. The steps are wide and not too steep. There are quite a lot though! Whilst there are grills on the windows, mobile phone photos work just fine if you get against the mesh. A good 30 minute activity. It had good,free maps of Modena.it was... More 

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Mons, Belgium
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535 reviews
214 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This is a relatively easy climb up a rather wide staircase (compared to other towers in Europe). The climb is worth the effort since the reward is sweeping panoramic views of the city and a refreshing breeze even on the hottest of August days.

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