The Garisenda Tower of Bologna is almost half the height of its twin, the Asinelli Tower (97.2m).
The towers of Bologna, the Asinelli and the Garisenda, are named after the families who constructed them.
The Church of Santo Stefano was constructed on top of an ancient temple that was dedicated to Isis.
The Torre degli Asinelli, the 97 meter tall tower, is the tallest tower in the town, its interior having almost 500 steps you can climb.
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 architecture at the Santo Stefano square is so well thought out! Tourists can explore many churches all at once since they are all connected.
Bologna is famed for its food (la grassa) as well as being red (la rossa). Its architecture traditionally has a very earthy color.
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 can find many delicious Bolognese specialties in the historic city including mortadella, tortellini, and so much more!
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 Mercato della Erbe is one famous local market in Bologna that is a must-see if you are interested in gastronomy.
Even the people of Bologna, the Bolognese, do not understand how outstandingly beautiful their magical city really is.