The Basilica di San Petronio was built in dedication to St Petronius, who is considered the patron saint of Bologna.
Because of Bologna’s remarkably rich cuisine, it is commonly nicknamed La Grassa; the fat one or the bountiful.
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.
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.
The Piazza Maggiore Square in Bologna is the city’s historic main square built in the early 13th century.
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.
The culinary capital of Italy is reputed to be the historic city of Bologna. It has some of the most delicious cured pork and the freshest tortellini in the entire country.
Visit Bologna in Italy just to be a part of the truly spectacular gastronomic experience! It isn’t called The Fat One for nothing, you know!
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).
During the summertime, the markets held every Friday and Saturday on the Piazza VIII Agosto attract many young citizens and tourists to unite under the warm sun and blue skies.
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).
Bologna is a very important cultural and artistic hub.