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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 robbynpeter from Essex, Crete, United Kingdom
... to as the finest surviving example of a medieval lighthouse in Britain. In reality, it's more likely to have been a bell tower with a beacon alongside. It fell into disrepair in the 16th century following the dissolution of the monasteries and was ...
A Travel Blog entry by jmpncsu from Connemara, Western Ireland, Ireland
... , there were lots of narrow doorways to duck through to navigate between rooms. The friary included an old church and bell tower, living quarters for the monks, and an open cloister. There were also a number of grave sites, both standing ...
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 thelongwaytonz from Xi'an, Shaanxi, China
... many some people must shop there. We spent a few hours on the day it rained walking around some of the shopping centres near the Bell Tower, not the high-end designer ones, but ones that had shops we recognised such as H&M, Uniclo and Gap. It was fun ...
A Travel Blog entry by modernnomad67 from Richmond, Virginia, United States
... and planned it all out, I find it’s still sometimes useful to go to the tourist office. Richmond’s is in the bell tower on the Capitol Park grounds. The overly helpful lady recommended a list of historical sites I wasn’t aware of that I ...
A Travel Blog entry by reynauld from Petworth, England, United Kingdom
... collapsed. But he is sure it's even stronger now than it was at first! Which is why it's still standing, and why the Bell tower next to the cathedral is crumbling away. It was made of local sandstone several decades after the cathedral. We're given a ...
A Travel Blog entry by honestman from Richmond, Virginia, United States
... of the things to visit don't open till 9 or even 10!!!! Started in Capitol Square Park and had a wander round it. There is a Bell Tower which was used during the war to announce alarms. It's used now, apart from the hourly chime, to announce the Senate ...
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 ...
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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 Chico s, Banana Republic, Jared's Jewelry, Victoria s ...Traveler Rating
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