Mortadella, the bologna sausage, is one of the most popular delicacies of the city.
The name originates from the word “myrtatum”, which meant in the Roman period, a sausage with both the lean and fat parts of the pork and huge black pepper grains.
The rooms of the Municipal Art Collection in the Palazzo D’Accursio in Piazza Maggiore house the most beautiful and interesting works of art representing the unique preferences and wealth of the noble families that resided in the palace from the 16th to the 18th centuries.
Near these wonderful sights, you can even catch a glimpse of the Sanctuary Of The Madonna Di San Luca, one of Bologna's most famous landmarks.
The Basilica di San Petronio can hold close to 30,000 people! It is considered the 5th biggest church in the world. You can visit this church when you go exploring in the historic city of Bologna.