Bologna (/bəˈloʊnjə/; Italian pronunciation: [boˈloɲɲa] ( ); Emilian: Bulåggna pronounced [buˈləɲɲa]; Latin: Bononia) is the largest city (and the capital) of the Emilia-Romagna Region in Italy. It is the seventh most populous...

Bologna, Museo di San Petronio

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Museo di San Petronio

Piazza Maggiore, Bologna

The museum was ordered by Tito Azzolini in 1894 in two rooms on the ground floor of the vestry of the Basilica of San Petronio, where in the sixteenth century had been exposed to the original core of the collection consists of plans for the...

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Piazza Maggiore

Piazza Maggiore, Bologna

Piazza Maggiore is the main square of Bologna and it is surrounded by the most important buildings of Medieval city. The oldest is Palazzo del Podestà, which closed the square to the north. It dates back to 1200 and is by Arengo Tower...

Bologna, Museo Morandi

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Museo Morandi

Piazza Maggiore, 6, Bologna

Entirely dedicated to the Bolognese painter Giorgio Morandi (1890-1964), the museum - officially opened in October 1993 - is housed on the second floor of the Palazzo d'Accursio, next to the Municipal Art Collection, in an environment...

Bologna, Musei Civici d'Arte Antica: Collezioni Comunali d'Arte

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Musei civici d'arte antica: collezioni comunali d'arte di Bologna

Piazza Maggiore, 6, Bologna

The gallery, established in 1936, is housed in the halls of the Palazzo d'Accursio inhabited until 1859 by the papal legate. Guido was responsible for the preparation Zucchini, engineer and historian who a year earlier had organized in...

Religious building

Basilica di San Petronio

Piazza Maggiore, 1, Bologna

Dedicated to St. Petronio, patron of the city, its foundation dates back to June 7, 1390 with the laying of the foundation stone. It is the last major late-Gothic work in Italy, which began shortly after Cathedral of Milan...

Historical building

Torre degli Asinelli e Torre Garisenda (Due Torri)

Via Zamboni, 1, Bologna

Asinelli Tower is one of the so-called Two Towers of Bologna, symbol of the city, located at the intersection of crossroads San Donato (now via Zamboni), San Vitale, Maggiore, Santo Stefano and Castiglione, leading to their menageries...

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Cappella di Santa Maria dei Carcerati in Palazzo Re Enzo

Voltone del Podestà piazza Maggiore, Bologna

Inside the restored Chapel of St. Mary of Prisoners, built in 1371 by the will of the papal vicar Anglico de Grimoard and turned to spiritual comfort to those who were imprisoned in the nearby Palazzo del Capitano, the English artist...

Bologna, Museo di Santo Stefano

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Museo di Santo Stefano

Via S. Stefano, 24, Bologna

It is located in the complex of the basilica of Santo Stefano, housed in four rooms that end in the chapel of the bandage. Opened in 1916, it was originally settled by Francesco Malaguzzi Valeri in the refectory. Following the work of...

Bologna, Museo della Sanità e dell'Assistenza

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Museo della sanità e dell'assistenza

Via Clavature, 8, Bologna

Inside the Sanctuary of Santa Maria della Vita, the environments that once belonged to the ancient Hospital (1260-1798) house the collection of devotional objects related to the history of the Brotherhood of Flagellants of S. Maria della...

Bologna, Teatro Comunale

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Teatro comunale di Bologna

Largo Respighi, 1, Bologna

In 1745 the private theater of i House had been destroyed by fire and the public theater of Bologna said "Hall" located in the Palazzo del Podesta's Piazza Maggiore, in urgent need of restoration. So to those given the city was under...