Bologna
Bologna
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Bologna The Essential
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Bologna, traditionally depicted as scholarly and opulent, is by vocation an aristocratic and fraternal town. "Bologna the wise" by virtue of its prestigious university, one of the oldest of Europe and "Bologna the opulent" by virtue of its fertile agricultural countryside and rich culinary traditions, making it the temple of Italian cuisine. It is also known as "Bologna the Red", a name with political connotations which originally referred to the red brick of its buildings, towers and 42km of arcades.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Bologna
Main Square and Neptune Square
Main Square and Neptune Square
Between medieval palaces and the Gothic
60 minutes
Palace of the Archigymnasium
Palace of the Archigymnasium
The 16C palazzo dell'Archiginnasio, rich
30 minutes
Saint Petrone's Basilica
Saint Petrone's Basilica
Work on this basilica, started in 1390,
30 minutes
Towers of Bologna
Towers of Bologna
These tall towers belonging to the
90 minutes
Fountain of Neptune
Fountain of Neptune
On Piazza Magiorre, the fountain of
15 minutes
Square of the Gate of Ravenna
Square of the Gate of Ravenna
The picturesque Piazza di Porta
30 minutes