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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 honestman from Richmond, Virginia, United States
... of the thing 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 ...
A Travel Blog entry by grant.gullekson from London, England, United Kingdom
... Queen was away for the summer, so it would have been pretty surprising to see her. Next we headed towards Parliament to see the bell tower and possibly hear Big Ben ring. On the way we walked through another small park and had our picture taken on a ...
A Travel Blog entry by alandjo from Donore, County Meath, Ireland
... development of Mellifont Abbey in 1142. The ruins of two churches are in evidence but of greater interest is the round bell tower, 35m tall and in good repair despite the tower's interior being burnt in 1097 destroying manuscripts and treasures. Round ...
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 ...
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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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