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).
You can find the Basilica di San Petronio on the main square of Bologna, the Piazza Maggiore. This historic church is one of the largest churches in the world.
Bologna is famed for its food (la grassa) as well as being red (la rossa). Its architecture traditionally has a very earthy color.
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.
There are many landmarks around the 13th century Piazza Maggiore, possibly finest square in Italy, including several palaces and a basilica.
There is an archaeological excavation taking place underneath the historic public library of Bologna and visitors can witness this interesting activity because of the magnificent see-through floor in the building acting as a window to the site.
The San Giacomo Maggiore is one of the most breath-taking stunning churches in Bologna. It is also known as Saint James Church.
Wake up fresh and happy in Bologna with a delicious traditional Italian breakfast; caffe e latte (coffee with milk) and a fette biscottate (similar to a cookie).
The towers of Bologna, the Asinelli and the Garisenda, are named after the families who constructed them.
The Garisenda Tower of Bologna is almost half the height of its twin, the Asinelli Tower (97.2m).
Discover the well conserved historic buildings, monuments, landmarks, and its unique medieval center.
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.