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Bologna Landmarks and Historic sites

Bologna attractions: monuments and popular sights

Landmarks and Historic sites

1 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...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Piazza San Domenico, 13, Bologna

2 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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Address: Via Croara 21, San Lazzaro di Savena (Bologna)

3 Historical places
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Rank: 9 About 24

Bologna is one of the most popular cities of Emilia Romagna. It creates a unique mix: chaotic student life and night life next to important palaces and historical places. In the middle of the historical centre, in fact, we’re...

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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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4 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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Address: Via Indipendenza, 7, Bologna

5 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...

Reviewed by: Angha

6 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...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Piazza Maggiore Bologna Italy


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