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Torre dell'Elefante

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Address: via santa Croce / via Universita, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
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Part of a stroll of the Old Town area

This tower is by a gate and one of the pretty bastions that overlook the city. Getting UP to the old town area is a bit of a climb.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 September 2016
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This tower is by a gate and one of the pretty bastions that overlook the city. Getting UP to the old town area is a bit of a climb.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Four flights of wooden stairs take you to the top of the tower. There is a platform at each level. As you go up the views from each level get better and better. Well worth the effort. If there is a cruise ship in, watch out for groups on guided tours.

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martinsville, nj
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

You walk up several flights of stairs and are rewarded with a nice view of the city. You can see the harbor and the top of the cathedral. Also in the distance you can see the airport and see the airplanes landing. It cost $3 to climb to the top. It's nice. if you are in the area you should... More 

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Sydney, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Was amazed to find out that this is the original building. Looks amazing fir its age, taking into consideration maintenance. Worth the price of the ticket. A good walk up to the top but well rewarded.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Very cool! It helped to see it with a guide, who explained the history that goes with this lovely tower!

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Melksham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The tower offers excellent views around the city with a very steep climb up the open sided building all for €3 an adult. There is a minimum age limit of 7 for children, I'm guessing this is for safety reasons and even though my youngest is a couple of months short of 7 and small for her age we were... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

For only 2 euro you can see the whole of Cagliari. It's a must do if you visit the city. Only 145 steps to the top.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

While walking around Cagliari I noticed the entrance for the elephant tower and decided to take a look. The admission for seniors was 2 Euros and it was worth it for both the views and the exercise to climb to the top. For anyone planning to climb to the top, be aware that the stairs are more like a ladder... More 

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Minsk, Belarus
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Defence tower with nice view from the top to roofs of Cagliari. Good place to make some photos, especially in evening or morning. You will find little square with cozy restaurants near it.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Nice 360 degree view of Cagliari and surroundings from a higher point in the city. It's interesting architecture for which 3€ per person of entrance fee to ascend on the stairs for the view.

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