Tortellini is Bologna’s most famous food; they are freshly made every day in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, each generously filled with a delicious array of ingredients.
Mercato di Mezzo is one of Bologna’s biggest food markets! It is located just behind the Piazza Maggiore.
You can find the Basilica di San Petronio on the main square of Bologna, the Piazza Maggiore. This historic church is one of the largest churches in the world.
The Garisenda Tower of Bologna is almost half the height of its twin, the Asinelli Tower (97.2m).
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.
You actually pass the magnificent Fountain of Neptune on the way to the food market in Bologna.
That ends your education on Italian culture for the day – let’s carry on to the food!
Street artist playing the harp in Bologna.
The Palazzo D’Accursio has a fine collection of art known as the Municipal Art Collection, which has been housed there since the mid-20th century (1937).
The towers of Bologna, the Asinelli and the Garisenda, are named after the families who constructed them.
The main and most frequently visited church in the magical city of Bologna is the Basilica di San Petronio, which can hold about 28,000 people at one time.
By the 13th century, Bologna had constructed over a hundred towers!
Nowadays, you can only see a fraction of these structures still standing.
I went into a magical trance and into foodie heaven when I first stepped foot in the food markets of Bologna.