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Pistoia has it all except the queues

Have been vsiting the towns around Tuscana, Siena, San Gimignano, Lucca & Firenze all very good... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Ken B
Tvedestrand, Norway
Great view of the city

Nice and not-too-tall climb up the stairs. Lovely 360 vista. All of Pistoia is quite... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Kfar Saba, Israel
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Oct 25, 2018
“Pistoia has it all except the queues”
Aug 16, 2018
“Great view of the city”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Piazza del Duomo, 51100, Pistoia, Italy
+39 0573 21622
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Reviewed 25 October 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ken B
Reviewed 16 August 2018

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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Akivz
Reviewed 7 December 2017

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...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Reiner H
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

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,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Karlijn47
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank pdcs4
Reviewed 16 June 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...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank LouiseR2020
Reviewed 22 September 2016

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.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank 344lindag
Reviewed 30 October 2015

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...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank David B L
Reviewed 21 September 2015

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.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank niki r
Reviewed 10 September 2015

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

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank PamNewall
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