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Piazza Maggiore

Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
+39 051 231415
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Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
+39 051 231415
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I just felt a bit let down when I came into this large square. There were. Lot of works here and the fountain was fully cornered in scaffolding. The cathedral was far ones ornate than I had expected but this turned out to be because...More

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Reviewed yesterday

You can not visit Bologna without walking over this place and it is impressive, especially because of the facade of the cathedral

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The place is the center of Bologna. Very lively, some musician giving free concert at one corner, street restaurants at one end.

Thank SBozok
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is definitely a must see if you are I'm Bologna. We stayed quite close to the Piazza and no matter which angle you look at it, it looks very grand except for the odd looking church which was half built with marble and half...More

Thank ZeniaChan
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not much else I can say that others haven't. You'll see it just by strolling through the city but the streets that lead off of it are lovely. Go for a good meal and a great bottle of wine- you won't be disappointed by the...More

Thank Restless13Soul
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An exceptional, large and vibrant place. The local Bologna town church is to one side and the Welcome (unwelcome ) centre the other. Unfortunately the Neptune fountain is being renovated at present.

Thank reedi52
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This piazza has size and character and lots of history as well as restaurants. Impressive Palazzos and the Basilica of Petronio face the square. It is just off the Mercato Mezzo and is surrounded by many interesting little lanes with interesting eateries and shops, including...More

Thank Haebee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place or piazza is pulsating with activity. The square has incredibly significant history with the fountain of Neptune to the ancient cathedral with the largest sundial in the world. Look into the local library where you can see the ancient city beneath the glass...More

Thank ergodes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We initially walked past the piazza as the main attraction the fountain of Neptune leading into the square was surrounded by scaffolding. That was disappointing, the square was a lovely sunny place to relax and watch the world go by enjoying a drink and lunch.

Thank StephLor
Reviewed 1 week ago

Piazza Maggiore is not only the historical center of Bologna - it is where you will find the Tourist Information center as well. The piazza is surrounded by the main landmarks of the city - Neptune statue, San Geronimo's church and so on. At the...More

Thank Fábio S
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iain p
25 September 2017|
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Response from iain p | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. we walked everywhere so don't really know!
robert n
7 June 2015|
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Response from Perica S | Reviewed this property |
Take bus no.25 and will take u there.