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Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda

Piazza Ravegnana, Bologna, Italy
+39 041 2960 8401
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The colossal towers were built by Bologna's important families in the 12th century.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“worth the climb” (114 reviews)
“two towers” (114 reviews)
“leaning tower” (55 reviews)
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Piazza Ravegnana, Bologna, Italy
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+39 041 2960 8401
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great thing to clime the tower with kids, Burn some calories in doing so. Great view from the top. Italiën ice afterwards.

Thank FamilyEindhoven
Reviewed 5 days ago

Set in the city these towers look a little odd. One of them leans quite a lot, I am sure it leans more than the leaning tower at Pisa.

Thank oldiesontherun
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The two towers of Bologna were at the very center of the city. One of the towers is a bit bending looking a bit like il torre di Pisa.

Thank Alban P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Well worth the almost 500 steps, more than a half mile steep step climb to lookout over all of Bologna!

Thank SBH62
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get right up close to them, sit outside the icecream parlour and just stare. They look like one is truly falling over - amazing. I didn't climb the tower - too old now! - but many did.

Thank 666Suzi666
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It costs 5€ for entrance fee and you need to buy ticket from tourist information with specific booking time. There are 496 steps from ground to the top. Some steps are very small which might difficult for big feet person. I have been up to...More

Thank Parin C
Reviewed 1 week ago

These two towers lean gently towards eachother and are the last remaining full height towers left in Bologna. You need to get your ticket from the Tourist Office in Piazza Maggiore but don't expect to be able to climb immediately - they are timed tickets...More

Thank CalBristol
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You could see this 2 towers from the Main Street, nice pictures from 30-40 meters, ticket office on the different place, tourism office on the Piazza Maggiore I hope, nice pictures during sunshine.

Thank Serik A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great legends are circulating about this two towers, Dante was mentioning them (ok, one of them) in his Divina Comedia, they are the reminiscences of what Bologna onse was, and they are still worth looking. So, must see!

Thank EbnerMilo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two very high towers which are the symbol of the city. When you look at them you admire them and ask yourself how they built them so many years ago.

Thank Joytraveljoy
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Sajida S
1 July 2016|
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Response from Brunhilda7 | Reviewed this property |
I'll copy/paste the information taken from Bologna Welcome website: "Asinelli Tower: from 1st April 2016 to 30th September 2016: 9am - 7pm. From 1st to 31st October 2016: 9am - 6pm. From 1st November 2016: 9am... More
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Meagan C
25 February 2015|
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Response from Noel P | Reviewed this property |
No need to pre book and the entrance fee is cheap. The panorama from up there is wonderful and I really recommend it.
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