Next to the cathedral is a tall Giotto's Bell Tower, from where you will see a wonderful view of the city.
Giotto's Bell Tower (Campanile di Giotto) rises to almost 90 meters and on the very top of it is an open gallery, where you can see all of Florence, its incomparable red houses, streets and major attractions. On the lookout mounted binoculars for a more detailed inspection of the city.
Visitors are required to climb 414 steps. As long as you go, look out in one of the narrow windows of the bell tower, so you can enjoy the views of Florence, which will be like moving away from you as you approach the top of the Giotto's Bell Tower.
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Giotto's Bell Tower
This bell tower is one of the four major structures on the Piazza Duomo in Florence and it offers a beautiful view of the city.12
Location: Piazza del Duomo
Open hours: from 08:15 am to 6:50 pm
entrance costs €6.
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