Campanile di Giotto, Florence

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World heritage site · Observation Deck · Monument
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Climb more than 400 steps to the top of Campanile di Giotto to enjoy views of Florence. At a height of almost 90 m (280 ft), the 14th-century tower features seven antique bells and is considered a masterpiece of Florentine Gothic architecture. Admire the ornate detail of the tower's exterior styling, which includes several reliefs, statues, and carved panels. Wear good walking shoes for the hike to the top, because the stairs are narrow and steep. Your admission ticket also provides entry to the adjoining cathedral, baptistery, and museum. Arrange your visit to Campanile di Giotto and discover more family-friendly attractions in Florence using our Florence trip planning app.
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  • Waited quite a bit to enter the tower but it was worth it. I wish they had better signage to point you towards the top level as the stairs are sometimes hidden within the columns. If you are... 
    Waited quite a bit to enter the tower but it was worth it. I wish they had better signage to point you towards the top level as the stairs are sometimes hidden within the columns. If you are...  more »
  • There were a lot of stairs to get on top but it was worth it. A beautiful panoramic view of the city of Florence and a great view of the mountains. The Dome and this tower offers the same view. 
    There were a lot of stairs to get on top but it was worth it. A beautiful panoramic view of the city of Florence and a great view of the mountains. The Dome and this tower offers the same view.  more »
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  • When visiting the cathedral, go on the tour 100%, but when you are done, even if you are tired wait in the line for the tower. Some of the best views of the city. Of course, if you have an extra day in Florence you could always come back... But unlikely unless you are staying very close by (there are truly so many wonderful sights to see in Florence).
  • Entrance to the tower is 15 euros, which is not a small price. But I have to say that in the case of this particular tower, paying the entrance fee is worth it, mainly because of the amazing view you get. When you come to Florence, you have to see the city from above and this tower is the perfect way to do that.

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