The 13th century Pilatus’ Court is a portico (door) that connects the other religious edifices to the Holy Trinity Church in the Santo Stefano Piazza.
On a cold day, the best food item to order from the menu at the local restaurant is the pasta and a glass of their finest red wine to wash it down.
During the 20th century, many changes were made during the restorations and renovations of the Santo Stefano complex. The Seven Churches had become four.
Looking for a more calm and serene place to visit while touring Bologna? Visit Parco della Montagnola, one of the city’s oldest gardens, and enjoy your picturesque, natural surroundings.
The Basilica di Santo Stefano is open to the public free of charge every day from 9 in the morning to 6:30 in the evening; however it is closed from noon to 3:30 in the afternoon.
Mercato di Mezzo is one of Bologna’s biggest food markets! It is located just behind the Piazza Maggiore.
I went into a magical trance and into foodie heaven when I first stepped foot in the food markets of Bologna.
The colourful fruit and vegetable stands in the markets of Bologna are a great way to attract customers!
If you are on a budget on vacation in Italy, then be sure to wine and dine in the local trattorias, where prices are relatively much cheaper than the more formal restaurants around the cities.
This statue is well sculpted out of rock by an artist that is unknown to me. It depicts a carnivorous lion clearly destroying another animal.
The stained glass on the interior of the Church of San Petronio is absolutely beautiful and worth seeing when you visit the main square of Bologna.
The San Vitale de Agricola is one of the 7 churches situated in the Santo Stefano Square; it was built in the 5th century, which was when construction started in the complex.