The city centre is pretty small, so you'll eventually find yourself here even if you hadn't planned on it- and you'll be glad you did. The architecture and wall paintings are worth it alone!
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We loved walking a lot to discover this amazing city. Finally this lovely little square had public benches where one could just sit, rest and enjoy the surrounding architecture, shops, cafes and plaques (in Italia & English) that described this historic location.
Bologna is city with so much history well worth going to there are bus trips around and out of the city well worth going on one
Also called Palazzo del Carrobbio or Loggia della Mercanzia. From afar, it looked like a small castle or something, but when we got closer, we realised what it was. The facade has a very interesting and intricate architecture - this one alone is worth some...More
One can almost hear the layers of voices of Roman and later tradesmen around this beautiful square. It feels as if you could hear the sound of golden and silver coins being exchanged for all sorts of goods from around the Mediterranean and beyond. Another...More
Hard to miss if you are in heart of Bologna, marvel beauty of the building either during the walk or spend a moment and enjoy a glass of wine in one of nearby cafes and wineries.
Built in the 14th Century for commercial activities, this building looks like a small castle from across the square. The swallowtail design of the crenelations indicate the merchants' assertion of their independence from Rome. I understand that the chamber of commerce now resides in the...More