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A Travel Blog entry by amcleod56 from London, England, United Kingdom
... it would have been like to be shut in the solid, dank cells with no way to be heard...not that anyone would have cared. The Bell Tower where Sir Thomas More was kept was not open to the public, but Sir Walter Raleigh's was. The White Tower had an amazing ...
A Travel Blog entry by faffanddanltd from London, England, United Kingdom
... tour with a Beefeater guide (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beefeater). He was very amusing. We were shown the outside of the Bell Tower, which is where Elizabeth I was imprisoned, and we were told about James Scott (illegitimate son of Charles II), who ...
A Travel Blog entry by lindsay81 from City of San Marino, San Marino, Italy
... cathedral was ... a cathedral, with all the usual gumpf, with the additional photos, drawings and the like of believers lasts moments. The bell tower, accessed by a short lift, had a great view over the new town, and to the ruins of Pompeii. Worth the ...
A Travel Blog entry by thebests from Venice, Veneto, Italy
... made our way to St Mark’s Square. This is the main tourist destination in Venice, with the Basilica in the square and the bell tower providing the highest viewpoint of Venice. Since this is the tourist spot, let me impart a little advice: Do not buy ...
A Travel Blog entry by travelinglisa from La Zenia, Valencia, Spain
... el Miguelete, 247 steps to the top and of course I had to climb every one of them. I think I have some type of bell tower obsessive compulsive disorder and am determined to leave no tower unclimbed during this trip. There is a beautiful Art Nouveau ...
A Travel Blog entry by ontheroa from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... it's skeleton marks every hour with a little dance and some other cute figures strutt their stuff to the chimes of the bells in the bell tower. I climb up the tower steps for an amazing view of of the square and find a different massive bell on every ...
A Travel Blog entry by lroff from The fens, Huntington Abbott, United Kingdom
... a distinction normally attached to a cathedral. Just behind the pulpit is a small door giving access to the Sanctus bell tower staircase. The bell was kept after the Reformation but is no longer in use. There are also a couple of interesting ...
A Travel Blog entry by baumyj from Ballymacaw, County Waterford, Ireland
... evidence that sculptures and stained glass were in the abbey and it was the third richest abbey in Ireland at its height. The tower was a bell tower for the abbey. It was fortified by the Colclough family that took it over and refurbished inside to use as ...
A Travel Blog entry by mollyandmikeuk from Glastonbury, England, United Kingdom
... the green pasture hill to the top. The Tor as it is known today is actually just the hollow remains of the bell tower of a church that once stood there, the Church of St. Michael. The entire church would probably still be there if it ...
A Travel Blog entry by mikvs from Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
... Cathedral, I stood at the base of the south bell tower and looked up. Thanks to some tapering, I couldn’t see the bell tower’s top. The impression I got was that the spire went straight into heaven. I don’t know if ...
A Travel Blog entry by melody.holmes from Granada, Andalusia, Spain
... is blooming. I plan to come back in the Spring and fully enjoy the grounds. I did really enjoy climbing to the top of the bell tower and seeing the incredible view of Granada. It is such an amazing city. It is also a bummer to think ...
A Travel Blog entry by rhogrefe from Venice, Veneto, Italy
... a stroll through the streets and across the 409 bridges linking up Venice while enjoying the odd gelato or 2 :P We climbed the church bell tower and took some pics across Venice, nice views (see below) Henry and I decided one evening to set a challenge ...
A Travel Blog entry by orlandoanne from Boston, Massachusetts, United States
... ! Our tour guide was very cute and personable but still a bit green. She took us to the second level of the bell tower (very tricky, narrow stairs!) to the balcony and then down to the crypt where something like 1100 people are buried. Later ...
A Travel Blog entry by delily from Venice, Veneto, Italy
... the 13th and 14th centuries which can be climbed for “a fantastic, panoramic view” and a 16th century church bell tower." There also, supposedly, is a diving museum here. But we never knew any of this or saw any of these things ...
A Travel Blog entry by dizzysparkles from London, England, United Kingdom
... !". So, to remind himself of her he had lamposts all over London decorated with it...sooo romantical! We then walked to Big Ben's bell tower and Westminster Abbey...sigh..it's SO magnificent. Day 3 (18th): I went to see the changing of the guard at ...
A Travel Blog entry by pkinsey from Monnickendam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
... old days the sewer flowed through the streets. Now it they are used for rain water run-off. We stopped in the Bell Tower (Speeltoren) Museum (opened in 2012) - there were exhibitions on the history of Monnickendam and the the ...
A Travel Blog entry by madman96 from Beijing, China
... were biking away with our tails between our legs but glad we met a really cool Beijing park gang. By the time we reached Henry's place, we were all starving and made a quick turnaround to a restaurant named Da Dong... for duck, despite all your wildest ...
A Travel Blog entry by greg_and_claire from Bath, England, United Kingdom
... intact Mappa Mundi (Medieval map of the world printed on cows hide) is kept. We were also able to go on a tour of the bell tower and see the workings of the Cathedral, including the bell ringing room and the view from the roof. In between all those ...
A Travel Blog entry by 2bestfriends from Beijing, China
... incredibly nice and probably wondering the same thing we were "are we in the right place"? We finished our walking tour at the Bell Tower and since it was close to 12:30pm, and at least 90 degrees with 90pct humidity that it was time to head back ...
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... to Fort Myers, Cape Coral (5 mi), Naples (15 mi)and the beaches of Fort Myers, Sanibel and Captiva Islands (9 mi). The Bell Tower shops is anchored by Saks Fifth Avenue and includes such stores as Ann Taylor, Chico s, Banana Republic, GAP, Victoria s ...Traveler Rating
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