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.
In Italian trattorias (trattorie), the chefs usually serve very ordinary, conventional food with recipes from both the regional and local traditions.
If you are on a budget and are short on cash on vacation in Italy, then take your family to a local casual trattoria and enjoy an authentic Italian experience.
The Archaeological Museum, also known by its former name the Death Hospital, is found at the Galvani Palace.
It has many historic exhibitions featuring archaeological collections of the city of Bologna.