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Private Tour: Ecclesiastical Heritage of Bologna
"Your guide can show you up to 3 different churches that present significant yet different aspects of the selected genre. (Popular visits include S. Stefano S.Petronio and S.Domenico). This in-depth hassle-free private tour is hosted by a professional guide. Please list any special interests you have at the time of booking to alert your guide so that he or she can prepare for your private tour.""""Delve into Bologna's Romanesque Gothic and Baroque churches on your private guided tour examining the history
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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
From EUR71.00
 
Bologna Taverns Private Tour
"Students have always been a central and important presence in the city that's why in tour a visit to the famous and great Anatomical Theatre is included: located in an elegant 16th-century building the Archiginnasio was built as the first ""single"" seat of the University of Bologna Europe's oldest University. On the first floor we find the awesome Anatomical Theatre where corpses were sawn up during medicine and anatomy lessons.This itienrary can not start before 5.00 p.m. to better taste the typical Bologna atmosphere. telling the story of the pub and the story of the wine.""""A lovely walk through the ancient pubs in the historical city centre of Bologna. The presence of university students has helped the opening of this kind of ""shops"" since the XIIIth Century and also today
From EUR54.00

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Via Indipendenza 8, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, 40121, Italy
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Piazza Nettuno

This is one of the must-see sights of Bologna, a draw for both tourists and locals. The former come to photograph the huge (in every sense!) depiction of the god, while for locals this is a regular...
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Santo Stefano

According the tradition it was Saint Petronio who create this basilica. He was Bologna' s bishop from 431 to around 450. The aim of this construction was to imitate the Holy sepulcre in Jerusalem....
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San Domenico

This church is dedicated to saint Dominic Guzman. He was the founder of the Dominican monks. This worship place was begun in 1221 after the death of Dominic. It was completed in 1233. Inside it was...
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University

Another nickname of the city is Bologna la dotta – Bologna the Learned. Bologna is the hometown of the oldest university in Europe, founded in 1088 (the official date) or the early 12th century –...
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Palazzo del Podestà

Those travellers who regularly visiting Italian towns probaly know what is the meaning of podesta. It derives from Latin word podestas, meaning power. In the Middle Ages each town had podesta, a high...
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Piazza Maggiore

The tourist office in the Piazza Maggiore organises a number of city tours, and although we usually prefer to explore on our own we decided to join the one they call “Enjoy Bologna”. This is...
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Palazzo Comunale - Town Hall

The imposing building on the west side of Piazza Maggiore was once the home of the Accursio family, but has been the seat of the city council since 1336. It was renovated in 1444, and again in the...
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San Petronio

The huge Basilica was built to honour Petronius, bishop of Bologna in the fifth century. it is reckoned to be one of the greatest Catholic churches throughout Italy and features a length of 132...
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"il gusto di Bologna"
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"Bologna – Eat, look up, marvel, eat and savour"
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"City of towers and arcades."
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