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Ghirlandina

Piazza della Torre, 41121, Modena, Italy
+39 059 203 2660
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Piazza della Torre, 41121, Modena, Italy
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

The tower is named Ghirlandina, which means small Ghirlanda, after the Ghirlanda tower in Seville. As you start to climb the 200 steps you come to a room with a copy of a 14th century bucket. The bucket was stolen from the Bolognese by the...More

Thank ES1211
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Within a frew hundred steps you get to the top and get to see Modena from above. Shame about the windows being secured with a fairly tight mesh that does nit allow for good photos of the panorama. Informative signs tell you the history of...More

Thank Alba G
Reviewed 27 May 2017

It is well worth climbing to the viewing platform of this tower; the view over the rooftops of Modena is spectacular. Unfortunately it is very difficult to take photos as the openings in the walls are covered with small-mesh grilles, presumably to keep pigeons out...More

Thank Una H
Reviewed 26 February 2017 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!

Thank Typvonnebenan
Reviewed 14 February 2017

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

Thank Iamivo
Reviewed 21 December 2016

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

Thank tania_mo
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...More

2  Thank Conn_2012
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.

Thank Christopher H
Reviewed 12 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)

Thank architect95
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...More

Thank Shepherdj2011
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