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 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 St John Church (Holy Crucifix Church) in the Santo Stefano complex was built in the 8th century, although the complex started being built in the 5th century originally by St Petronius.
There is an archaeological excavation taking place underneath the historic public library of Bologna and visitors can witness this interesting activity because of the magnificent see-through floor in the building acting as a window to the site.
There are over 30 museums in the magical cultural city of Bologna, some are privately owned, some individually standing, while others are in universities and churches.
The towers of Bologna, the Asinelli and the Garisenda, are named after the families who constructed them.
The San Giacomo Maggiore is one of the most breath-taking stunning churches in Bologna. It is also known as Saint James Church.
The architecture at the Santo Stefano square is so well thought out! Tourists can explore many churches all at once since they are all connected.
I went into a magical trance and into foodie heaven when I first stepped foot in the food markets of Bologna.
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.
Marco Minghetti was the Italian Prime Minister just after the mid-19th century (1863) for a year and a half. He was born in Bologna, which is why his statue lies in the historical square.
Wake up fresh and happy in Bologna with a delicious traditional Italian breakfast; caffe e latte (coffee with milk) and a fette biscottate (similar to a cookie).