Campanile del Duomo di Pistoia

Campanile del Duomo di Pistoia

Campanile del Duomo di Pistoia

Campanile del Duomo di Pistoia
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Architectural Buildings • Observation Decks & Towers • Religious Sites
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Ken B
Tvedestrand, Norway58 contributions
Pistoia has it all except the queues
Oct 2018
Have been vsiting the towns around Tuscana, Siena, San Gimignano, Lucca & Firenze all very good except the numbers of turists. Pistola is a walled town with the churches, bell tower, musuems & restaurants all you want but very few turists. Strongly recommended.
Written 25 October 2018
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Akivz
Kfar Saba, Israel229 contributions
Great view of the city
Aug 2018 • Family
Nice and not-too-tall climb up the stairs.
Lovely 360 vista. All of Pistoia is quite visible.
Recommended for kids.
Great view of the surrounding hills.
Written 16 August 2018
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Reiner H
Darmstadt, Germany133 contributions
Interesting bell tower with great views
Nov 2017 • Friends
One buys the tickets in the battisterio, because only guided tours are possible. Once the ascend starts, it is clear why: the stairs are steep, irregular and worn out. At places, the balustrade is low. I recommend the visit only to those who are comfortable with heights and have a certain basic fitness. Wear proper shoes, no sandals or flip-flops.
Having said that, the visit is great fun. Our guide spoke and explained in both, Italian and English. The tower is in good shape, with much original work in place. From the top one has stunning views over Pistoia and over the plane until Florence. Best of all, it is not crowded at all. We were in a group of eight and had a lot of time to enjoy the view. Highly recommended.
Written 7 December 2017
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H.M.WvH
Tiel, The Netherlands2,505 contributions
Holiday
Sep 2017 • Couples
Today we visited this place. It's really wonderfull!
Everywhere you look in the center you can see the nice buildings and churches.
It's really a pleasure to walk around.
For dis-abled persons are everywhere the ramps to enter.
This church is a very simple one, but nice to visit.
Written 4 October 2017
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pdcs4
278 contributions
Lovely day out
Aug 2017 • Couples
We had a great day in Pistoia.

The campanile and Duomo were stunning, the fresco, masonry and glass are outstanding.

Definitely worth a visit, try to do Wednesday, it's market day in Pistoia
Written 9 August 2017
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LouiseR2020
Portsmouth, UK267 contributions
A very interesting tower
Jun 2017
I love Tuscany and make sure that I climb up at least one tower in each city I visit for a view from the top. This one does not disappoint. For me the fact that visit to the tower was accompanied by a guide speaking only Italian has its drawback. It's not about missing out on the information about the tower which is readily available in the leaflet handed out with the ticket. For me the drawback was being hurried to keep up so I could not take in or take photos of the views at my own pace. The views from the top were lovely but not dissimilar to other bird's eye views from other cities in the area. But it was worth the climb up the narrow stairs for me. Pistoia (especially the Old Town) is as charming as other more popular destinations in like Lucca or Siena. Howevert the lack of tour groups made it very pleasant to be able to appreciate this Italian capital of culture 2017 at leisure
Written 16 June 2017
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linda G
Province of Arezzo, Italy137 contributions
Well worth the climb
Sep 2016 • Solo
You are taken up the tower by a guide which was great as she pointed out all the points of interest. The steps are quite steep and very narrow but we took our time and stopped on each of the 3 levels.
Written 22 September 2016
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David B L
Los Angeles, CA8,326 contributions
Duomo's Campanile .....
Jun 2015 • Couples
The bell tower / campanile of the Duomo is quite large and impressive. Seems to reflect several different construction styles with the highest levels being the most interesting to me. You're able to climb the tower to the top for a view, should this interest you. Enjoy. ...
Written 30 October 2015
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niki r
6 contributions
belltower of Pistoia
Sep 2015 • Business
The bell tower is worth climbing, the vew from the top is breathtaking.Also the old bells are there though they are not the ones you hear nowadays.
Written 21 September 2015
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PamNewall
Bicester, UK91 contributions
great view. a conducted tour costing 7eurs. book tickets bought in the Baptistry . first tour 12 noon. not open mondays
Sep 2015 • Solo
great view, lots of history. tour conducted by young student with good English language skills. as the town is small and cramped it is a good way of getting your bearings
Written 9 September 2015
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