The Church of Santo Stefano was constructed on top of an ancient temple that was dedicated to Isis.
The Garisenda Tower of Bologna is almost half the height of its twin, the Asinelli Tower (97.2m).
Bologna is famed for its food (la grassa) as well as being red (la rossa). Its architecture traditionally has a very earthy color.
The Egyptian collected works of archaeology at the Archaeological Museum in Bologna is one of the most important exhibits in all of Europe.
Italian cuisine has been heavily influenced by cultures from all over the world including the ancient Greek and Roman Empires, the Byzantine culture and many others.
The architecture at the Santo Stefano square is so well thought out! Tourists can explore many churches all at once since they are all connected.
The Palazzo D’Accursio has a fine collection of art known as the Municipal Art Collection, which has been housed there since the mid-20th century (1937).
In the distant background of this beautiful breath-taking landscape, you can see the Sanctuary Of The Madonna Di San Luca.
There are many landmarks around the 13th century Piazza Maggiore, possibly finest square in Italy, including several palaces and a basilica.
In order to enter the San Giacomo Maggiore on Piazza Rossini, you don’t need to pay an admission fee! It is such a beautiful church that is worth checking out when exploring the city’s landmarks.
The use of potatoes and corn in Italian cuisine became very popular in the 18th century, when the ingredients were newly introduced to the culture. Gnocchi, a type of pasta with a potato filling, became one of the country’s delicacies.
The Basilica of San Domenico was built right next to the St Nicholas Convent; however in the mid-13th century, they were merged into a singular large convent.