Even the people of Bologna, the Bolognese, do not understand how outstandingly beautiful their magical city really is.
The use of potatoes and corn in Italian cuisine became very popular in the 18th century, when the ingredients were newly introduced to the culture. Gnocchi, a type of pasta with a potato filling, became one of the country’s delicacies.
There is a national museum in Bologna that every tourist must visit when exploring the culture of the city.
In order to enter the San Giacomo Maggiore on Piazza Rossini, you don’t need to pay an admission fee! It is such a beautiful church that is worth checking out when exploring the city’s landmarks.
The Egyptian collected works of archaeology at the Archaeological Museum in Bologna is one of the most important exhibits in all of Europe.
You can find many delicious Bolognese specialties in the historic city including mortadella, tortellini, and so much more!
Bolognese sauce, which originated in Bologna, is actually served with tagliatelle rather than spaghetti, contrary to popular belief.
The Fountain of Neptune, which was completed just after the mid-16th century (1567), exhibits a magnificent bronze sculpture of King Neptune in control of the fountain’s waters.
The Basilica of San Domenico was built right next to the St Nicholas Convent; however in the mid-13th century, they were merged into a singular large convent.
Nothing says winter like a huge bowl of golden tagliatelle with a rich and creamy sauce accompanied with fresh Italian porcini mushrooms and a large glass of red wine.
Forget your diet when you tour Italy over the holidays! Try a delicious pizza at a local trattoria in Bologna.
Torta di riso is one of Bologna’s popular traditional desserts; it is a rice cake which is prepared differently throughout the regions of Italy.