Campanile di Giotto
6 expert reviews
“Giotto's slender bell tower illustrates the originality of Florentine Gothic and the significance given to horizontal lines and geometric decoration.”
– Michelin Guide
"At each observation deck, we stopped to catch our breath and to take in the view. As is often the case in life, the higher and harder we climbed, the better the view got." Full review
U.S. News & World Report
"Designed by Giotto in the early 14th century, this ornate 277-foot high bell tower is part of the renowned Duomo in central Florence's Piazza del Duomo." Full review
Today, you can admire the tower's external design from the square below – make sure to spend plenty of time admiring the statues and reliefs by such famed artists as Donatello and Andrea Pisano.
Condé Nast Traveler
"The Bell Tower is emblematic of the city of Florence...the free-standing tower is considered the most eloquent example of 14th-century Gothic architecture in the city." Full review
Tickets are required for entry.
Travel + Leisure
"View from the top of Giotto's Bell Tower is even better because you can see the city's iconic Brunelleschi dome from a short distance. Opt for an evening visit to watch the sun set over Florence"
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February 28, 2022
There's no elevator, so I recommend wearing comfortable shoes.
"What makes this 84m-high (276-ft.) view different are great views of the Baptistery as you ascend, and the best close-up shot in the entire city of Brunelleschi's dome." Full review