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Piazza Maggiore

Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
+39 051 231415
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“people watch” (70 reviews)
“open air cinema” (22 reviews)
“film festival” (19 reviews)
Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
+39 051 231415
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Piazza Maggiore in the Center of Bologna is reigned by Neptune and his Sirens. If you are in lucky company of an inhabitant of Bologna he/she will show you the funny view of the "effect" the sirens seem to have on Neptune, visible only from...More

Thank Karin115
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Drinking prosecco just before 11am is far from a usual experience for me - but on holiday we wanted to relax. This was an ideal place; the wine shop on the square, Signorvino, sells a huge variety of wine and prosecco and you don’t have...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 5 days ago

A pretty impressive square with lots to see. The fountain is out of action at the moment, but I am sure that would make it even more impressive than it is.

Thank David C
Reviewed 5 days ago

A wide, airy and beautiful space to relax and enjoy some of the architectural delights of Bologna. There is a great deal to see and do in the vicinity - Basilica de San Petronio, excellent shopping etc

Thank lynchcarmelb
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Real good spot for having some coffee in on of the small cafes or restaurants while watching and listening to street performers. Also features Basilica Di San Petronio, which seemed like the largest cathedral I come across in Bologna. Check out Bologna tourist office, they...More

Thank Konstantin Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lesser-known gem of Italian architecture. Sadly the square's Neptune fountain is currently under repair

Thank michaelmatejtschuk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited piazza maggiore when we visited Bologna for one day. It is very live center of Bologna with many shops and restaurants around. Next to the towers of Bologna

Thank Alban P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not miss the open air market, many outdoor places for cocktails and so many historical sites.Be sure to climb the steps of the Asinelli Tower.

Thank SBH62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous place to sit on the steps and people watch and enjoy the street artists and theatre groups. Staggering views.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must-see in Bologna!!! Grab a bottle of wine from the nearby wine shop and enjoy the beautiful view. step inside the archways and hear the echoes!

Thank Derrick D
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iain p
25 September 2017|
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Response from AJJS1 | Reviewed this property |
I just saw the question. When we were there in August they suggested it would be ready around the end of October. I went onto to the bolognawelcome,com website today and you can book tours of the renovation works until Dec... More
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.