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Torre del Gombito

Via Colleoni, Bergamo, Italy
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Quiet place for stunning view

Then I finally reached this place, I could get very good view of the city and nearby cities. Good... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2016
Sim S
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Vilnius, Vilniaus Apskritis, Lithuania
230+ Steps rewarded with amazing view

The tourist office in "citta alta" offers free tours up Gombito tower. Check their website for more... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2016
SFOMUC
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San Francisco, California
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24 Jul 2016
“Quiet place for stunning view”
5 Jun 2016
“230+ Steps rewarded with amazing view”
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Via Colleoni, Bergamo, Italy
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Then I finally reached this place, I could get very good view of the city and nearby cities. Good place for taking panoramic photos. There are some benches, so you can relax here for a while. The place doesn't seem to attract a lot of...More

Thank Sim S
Reviewed 5 June 2016

The tourist office in "citta alta" offers free tours up Gombito tower. Check their website for more details. You will be rewarded with an amazing view of historic Bergamo. As we were there it was raining and even then it was a great activity even...More

Thank SFOMUC
Reviewed 10 May 2016

It is 52 meters high and the only privately owned tower still standing. In 1877 it was donated to the town by the then owners and now houses and information center on the ground floor.

1  Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

The Tower is only open to the public on Monday's and needs to be booked in advance at the tourist information office which is in the same building as the tower. You need to be reasonably fit as you have to climb 263 very narrow...More

Thank Bobandmaggie
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Bergamo one of favorite places in Italy. And view to Torre del Gombito just amazing. Can`t wait to see you - Bergmao again.

Thank RigaLaura
Reviewed 16 October 2015

You don't get much for free these days, but book ahead and you can get fantastic views over Bergamo for just that-zilch! The bottom of the tower is currently uses as the tourist bureau, speakers very fluent in English which helps non-Italian speakers like me....More

1  Thank geromam
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Situated in the tourist office is this strange tower, very common in northern Italy, which were the status symbols of their age. This one built in the 12th C is largely an empty shell containing wooden stairs with great views and completely free. You will...More

2  Thank robinn669
Reviewed 9 August 2015

But it's a long way up if you are not fit! Friendly guide. You need to book in advance in tourist office as numbers are limited to 10 per visit. Plenty of time at the top to look at 360* panorama and take photos.

1  Thank doppios
Reviewed 10 May 2015

It's a hard climb up all the steps to the top, but so worth it for the super views over Bergamo. You have to book a visit as a guide takes you up, and they only allow a certain number at a time. She also...More

Thank Debbiedoodle1
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Only 10 people are allowed to get in at a time, and as far as I know, tours take place only at 10 am in the morning - so you must book early to be able to climb it up. While climbing up, you will...More

2  Thank ColleenCo
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