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Teatro Anatomico

Piazza Galvani, 2, Bologna, Italy
+39 051 276811
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Piazza Galvani, 2, Bologna, Italy
+39 051 276811
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You’re visiting the historical sight of the University of Bologna, the first building to gather the faculties in the 16th century, about 500 years after the foundation of the university. For only 3 Euros you get to see this room together with the Stabat Mater...More

Thank NN-CPH
Reviewed 4 days ago

You can see the teatro and the library for an entrance fee of (if I recall correctly) 5 and 7 euros. There isn't much to see- basically two rooms - but when I considered I was viewing one of the first classrooms where they taught...More

2  Thank Michael R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was expecting to see something more than just one empty room (which is on all of the pictures). There should be either a free entrance or at least any kind of guided tour to explain the history of this place. Printed A3 sheets (that...More

2  Thank Thefall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This old building was the foundation of all anatomy in Europe The descriptions were outstanding and the building was a masterpiece of woodworking

Thank Larry F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was fun to visit this place and get a sense of how anatomy was taught, lectured and displayed in the 17th century. Famous physicians adorn the room. The "skinned" figures at the front of the theater are noticeable. The room has been reconstructed after...More

Thank physicsgeek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful theatre is decorated with carvings made of wood which are very impressive. It is certainly worth visiting.

1  Thank K B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is worth a visit to this place. Although the entry fee is slightly on the higher side but it gives us a glimpse into the place where the first anatomy was undertaken and taught to students.

Thank narayanpj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautifully reconstructed anatomy theatre, make sure you look at the photos as you enter of the pieces they salvaged! I studied Anatomy at University, so had perhaps a greater interest than some, but still worth visiting to be transported back in time!

Thank Jane J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is really interesting to visit the anatomical theater - where and how anatomy was studied and developed.

Thank chrismorrison718
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Teatro Anatomico, and the library that you can visit with the same ticket are an absolute must to visit. wonderful!

Thank fvs1308
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