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Landmarks and Historic sites


The Two Towers: Garisenda and Asinelli
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The two 'twin' towers the traditional symbol of Bologna, stand at the strategic point where the old Aemilian way entered the town. Today they stand right at the middle of the opening of Porta Ravegnana square, but this does not...

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Santuario Di San Luca
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Traditional place of worship for the presence of an image the Virgin of St. Luca as well as reassuring visual landmark for Bolognese approaching town, the shrine located on top of Guardia hill is one of Bologna's symbol. The 666 vaults...

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Cathedral: Metropolitana Di San Pietro
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St. Pietro is the city cathedral and was made by Pope Gregorio XIII in 1582 seat of the Archbishop (Metropolitana). The building saw its origins in the early Christian era even if the first evidences date back to the 10th century; in...

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Church of Santa Cecilia Della Croara
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The first document that speaks about Tha Croara is of 1084, while the first official act that attests the existence of the monastery is of 1095. The present shape of the Church dates back the end of the 1800's, while the chiostro has ...

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1 Fontana del Nettuno
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Fontana del Nettuno (the Fountain of Neptune) is a monumental fountain situated in Bologna, Italy. The fountain features a sculpture of Neptune made with bronze that portrays him...

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2 Basilica di San Domenico
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Basilica di San Domenico is a historic site and a religious site too. This is a basilica which is not be missed while visiting Bologna. It is majestic, beautiful and breath taking. The artistry of the site is also unparalleled...

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Address: Piazza San Domenico 13 Bologna Italy + Share


3 Basilica di San Petronio
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The Basilica di San Petronio is regarded as the main church of Bologna city and is the fifth largest church in the world. This building can contain over 28,000 people at a time. This church is dedicated to the patron saint of the...

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Address: Piazza Maggiore Bologna Italy + Share

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