Torre dei Lamberti (Lamberti Tower), Verona

Torre dei Lamberti (Lamberti Tower), Verona (must see)

The Lamberti Tower is an ancient tower in the Market Square. Construction on the tower began in 1172. The tower underwent restoration after a 1403 lightning strike. Visitors can see the different restoration work over the centuries by noticing different materials. For example, the marble areas were added in 1779. The clock was also added during the 1779 renovation.

The Lamberti Tower has two bells. The largest bell named Rengo is used to call residents to arms or call a city council. The Marangona bell signals fires, hourly chimes, and work times.

The tower stands 84 meters high. Visitors can book tickets in advance, take the elevator, or walk the 368 stairs to the top of the tower. The elevator is transparent so visitors can admire the internal architecture. At the top of the tower, visitors can enjoy panoramic views from the terrace. At night, the terrace is available for events.

The ticket includes admission to the adjacent Gallery of Modern Art.

Opening Hours: Mon-Fri: 10am-6pm; Sat, Sun & Holidays: 11am-7pm

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Torre dei Lamberti (Lamberti Tower) on Map

Sight Name: Torre dei Lamberti (Lamberti Tower)
Sight Location: Verona, Italy (See walking tours in Verona)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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