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Archiginnasio di Bologna

Piazza Galvani 1, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 276811
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Piazza Galvani 1, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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+39 051 276811
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is certainty a must see in bologna! You will visit some spectacular room, for example the diseccion room (with magnificent wooden panneling), the library, etc...

Thank Hans J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just looks amazing. Renaissance architecture and design at its best and reeks of history. Worth going to the anatomy theare

Thank Derek_Law
Reviewed 1 week ago

Who would have thought this sight would have been so interesting. It was definitely unlike anything else I had seen before and I am glad we decided to visit. It was amazing to see centuries of family crests adorning much of the wall & ceiling...More

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't forget to call in here on way round from teatro anatomica - really interesting room lots of antique journals, and don't forget to look through the opening to see the vastness of the library in total.

Thank izzers4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unbelievable walk through the university halls. Right in the center of the center and very interesting to see all the city / family crests.

Thank 85Italia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bologna is renowned for its higher education college / university. This building / institution represents where everything started about 1000 years ago. Its old walls carry many coat-of-arms of students and their countries.

Thank Radu E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a visit to the anatomical theatre and library. Impressive wooden room with marble table where examinations took place. When in the library make sure you look down through the glass door on front right hand side to glimpse thousands of precious tomes.

Thank TheTraveller659
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This small amphitheater was used for teaching anatomy to Univ Bologna pupils.. Impressive yet impossible to describe properly in words alone.. Genuine history

Thank Abdullah S. P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a library, but one can't really only look at archiginnasio only as a library. For centuries, it was the main seat of the University of Bologna, which happens to date back to 989 AD (yes, three digits!!) and to be the most ancient...More

Thank discus_comm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is very difficult to describe the sense of history that pervades every corner of this building. So so beautiful.

Thank AnitaManchester
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We well be visiting Boligna in September and are wondering if guided tours are available. Grazie.
25 July 2015|
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Response from bonanie | Reviewed this property |
Hey thanks for the question: I agree with a lot of what's been said but the Archiginnasio specifically and Bologna in general have a WEALTH of history. At the Archiginnasio, a guided group came in while we were visiting, we... More