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Address: Piazza Galvani 2, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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Interesting, historical.

We visited here with the Bologna Welcome walking tour and were able to hear a lot about the history through our guide. The anatomical theatre itself is certainly unusual with it's... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Lizzie S
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here with the Bologna Welcome walking tour and were able to hear a lot about the history through our guide. The anatomical theatre itself is certainly unusual with it's wooden layout but equally absorbing.

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Lamia, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

with 3 euros [ ticket price ] you can buy a cannoli....Just a room made of wood...nothing special..sorry

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Elsenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a look, but don't expect to see much. Not as interesting as the blurb makes out. It has been very well restored however.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Teatro Anatomico is in the Biblioteca dell'Archiginnasio. Visiting it means to enter a beautiful place, larger and more imposing than it would be expected, where one is transported to the scene where students of medicine used to see the practical works that prepared them to the conscious exercise of their profession.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wood carvings that were recreated after this area was bombed in WWII are stunning, and the history of the suite and the university in general are interesting and worth visiting.

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Hove, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fairly short stop for us. The building is elaborately decorated and loaded with academic interest. Apart from the information about the theatre itself, there wasn't much translated into English so we weren't able to get a lot out of the other exhibits and displays.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This building near piazza maggiore is very beautiful with a lot to see.The anatomy room is very impressive and the corridors had a really nice decor.A must see.

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a rare sight and is one of the treasures of Bologna of which there are many. It gives an insight into the science and work carried out by the ancient university. set in a lovely building around a coutyard .The lovely decoration of the theatre belies what was done here in the intersts of science. you really felt... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Teatro Anatomico is situated in the Palazzo dell'Archiginassio in the historic center of Bologna. It is about 2 minutes walk from Piazza Maggiore, just beside Basilica di San Petronio. I really enjoyed the unique architecture of the building, including the impressive courtyard with marble carving, even tombs, and wall paintings. Entrance to the courtyard is for free. One needs to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

When you visit the place without any previous info, it is just an old room with wooden walls. But if you read the info papers, and with a little bit of luck, catch a tourist group there, you'll see the history in front of your eyes. This is the very first room for anatomy classes. You'll see the sculptures there... More 

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