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Archiginnasio di Bologna: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is an architectural gem in many ways: it’s simplistic front hidden in a colonnade, the delight of the scale and design of the building’s staircases, the proportions of the inner courtyard, the theatre and perhaps best of hall the painting of the ceilings with...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very important historical site, the first rectorate of one of the oldest universities in the world. The interior is splendid.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This building with its beautiful intricate frescos, is a reminder of the greatness of Italian architecture, and the rich history of the University of Bologna. A visit to the Anatomical Theatre is a must. The Hall of Jurists is also worth seeing, & there is...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth the 3 Euros. In addition to the Anatomical Theater, consider spending time looking closely at the statues, paintings, and inscriptions. For the medically-minded, there's a tribute to Valsalva here, for example.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the anatomical theatre, the library, and looked around the hallways. Wow so wonderful!!! I cannot imagine how an opulent university like this could have already existed in the 9th century. I could just imagine how students were taught during those days and how...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went here on our last morning in Bologna--thank god I didn't skip it! Every ceiling, wall, and floor was gorgeous. I wish I'd had a little longer--I would plan 1-1.5 hours, but I was in a rush as we had to catch a train....More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 7 September 2019 via mobile

Coming from a medical family we had to go here. It is the oldest university. The medical theatre and lawyers hall are wonderful. Very interesting.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 31 August 2019

The Anatomy Lecture Theatre is spectacular and the Library is very interesting to see, especially the view of its full length

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 19 August 2019

One of the most amazing book collections I have seen! A building full of history and art! Totally worth it.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 August 2019

This was my 4th time in Bologna and the very first time I've visited this oldest European University, according to which a master degree bears its name. I would probably skip it even this time, but my son enrolled the Economic faculty this year, as...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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yes, and you get unlimited wifi connection and can listen to music all you want. in the main city square (piazza maggiore) there's the entrance to SALABORSA, one of the public libraries of bologna. you can find all the space... More
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of course they are.