The leaning towers of the Asinelli and the Garisenda are the two still standing from the dozen that existed in the Middle Ages. ... More Asinelli is accessible to the public and gives a panoramic view of the red roofed city from the top. The Church of Santo Stefano is a unique structure of four churches linked to each other.
While in Bologna, experience the wine tasting tours in the surrounding countryside and try the typical cuisine of the region, often called the gastronomical capital of Italy.
The university built here in the Middle Ages is still functioning and presently caters to almost 100,000 students. It is the oldest existing university in Europe and has earned the city the title of ‘the learned one’.
Spring and early part of autumn are the best times to visit Bologna. July and August are too hot with temperatures averaging around 30°C. Winters can get bitterly cold with ... More occasional snowfall.
The initial tourists began visiting Bologna primarily because it was a convenient stopover between Florence and Venice; however, of late, the city has been attracting tourists purely on the merit of its rich history and well-preserved architecture.
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