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Private Tour: Classical Bologna Walking Tour
"Untouched by mass tourism Bologna is the capital of the prosperous Emilia Romagna region. On this Classical Bologna Private Walking Tour you'll discover why Bologna has so many nicknames including La Dotta (The Learned) for its ancient university; La Rossa (The Red) for the warm colors of its roofs and houses and La Grassa (The Fat) for the wonderful food you'll find here!This private walking tour takes you to see some of the most important buildings in the city
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Private Tour: Bologna Cycling Sightseeing Tour
"You'll also view the Medieval Market and Loggia Dei Mercanti the Anatomy Theatre (closed Saturday afternoon and Sunday) Basilica of San Petronio the Archiginnasio Two Towers and the Complex of Santo Stefano. Pedal the length of the ancient canal system you may just be surprised at how much water runs through Bologna! For those with a little extra time to explore the city an extended tour may include San Giacomo
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Bologna Private Walking Tour
"On this enchanting private walking tour through the city of Bologna you will visit numerous interesting and off-the-beaten-path places. The tour commences in the largest square Piazza Maggiore located in the ancient part of Bologna. Its medieval buildings have witnessed Bologna’s vibrant public life and intense economic activity for centuries. Nowadays these historical sites are combined with the latest functional places: Sala Borsa Public Library the Municipal offices shops and Cafés.A network of porticos along the streets of the center makes this city unique. Walking under the porticos
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Santuario della Beata Vergine di San Luca, View II

“Upon another hill, stands the celebrated church of the Madonna di St. Luca, three miles from Bologna. A portico consisting of seven hundred arcades reaches from it to the gate of the city. The church...
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Nov 04, 2010

Santuario della Beata Vergine di San Luca, View I

“We were present at the great annual procession of the “Madonna di St. Luca.” This is a lady almost as distinguished as her namesake at Loreto, being one of the black images painted (as the story is)...
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Nov 04, 2010

Santuario della Beata Vergine di San Luca, Part II

Lungo l'autostrada da lontano ti vedró, ecco lá le luci di San Luca(Along the motorway from afar I’ll see you, there they are the lights of San Luca)— from “Dark Bologna” by the Bolognese...
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Nov 04, 2010

Santuario della Beata Vergine di San Luca, Part I

“Up to this church, from the gate of Bologna, is a portico or covered way, about three miles long, very elegant in workmanship, twelve feet broad and fifteen high. It took about sixty years to...
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Nov 04, 2010

Santuario della Madonna di S. Luca

XIV - XVII centrury Sanctuary, designed by architect F. Dotti.There is a pathway all the way up the hill. The pathway was 666 arches to protect the perigrims from bad weather.There is a pilgrimage at...
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Sep 22, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near Santuario della Beata Vergine di San Luca

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Anatomical Wax Museum - Museo de Cere Anatomiche

This museum, housed in the University Anatomy Department, displays a collection of 19th century anatomical wax models by well-known modellers (Clemente Susini, Guiseppe Astorri and Cesare Bettini.)...
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Dante's Tomb

The poet Dante Alighieri died in Ravenna on the night of 13/14 September 1321 whilst in exile from Florence. The current tomb building was erected in 1780 at the request of Cardinal Legate Luigi...
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Torre Degli Asinelli

Torre Asinelli, the largest medieval tower, can be climbed. A perfect way to burn some of the calories that you have assembled sampling the local food specialities. I did that during my first visit so...
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Palazzo Grassi

One of the few mediaeval buildings to survive intact, il Palazzo Grassi dates from the 13th century. It was built as the residence of the prominent Grassi family and was lavishly decorated with...
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Museum Mineralogia

The imposing building of Museo di Mineralogia L,Bombicci concludes the sequence of the buildings on the right side of via Zamboni. Actually, it is located on the square opposite to Porta San...
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San Michele in Bosco

It's one of the hills sorrounding Bologna. On the top is the convent of San Michele in Bosco, today seat of the renowned Rizzoli Hospital. In the picture you see the church of San Michele in Bosco,...
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Via di San Luca, 36

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