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Biblioteca Universitaria di Bologna

Via Zamboni 35, 40126 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 243420
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The highlight of my trip!

Please, do yourself a favor, and don’t miss this! From the details to the history behind it! It’s... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
xtaniasilvax
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Lisboa, Portugal
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Priceless!

A reason to visit Bologna - the oldest University has, naturally, the oldest library....... A... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2018
Andrew F
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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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Via Zamboni 35, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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"oldest university"
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"alma mater"
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"beautiful library"
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"book lovers"
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Please, do yourself a favor, and don’t miss this! From the details to the history behind it! It’s simply breathtaking!

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

A reason to visit Bologna - the oldest University has, naturally, the oldest library....... A very moving place.

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

The University is a very interesting place to visit as it is beautiful and very old. Has an interesting history.

Thank Ronrp56
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous place. The coats of arms from past students turned it into an art gallery. Free to get into and wander at leisure. Really enjoyed our visit.

Thank Andrew B
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the library at the Bologna university. A local high school student guided us through the library (Adrianne) and she was fantastic. Definitely worth a visit!

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

My alma mater. So I may be little biased but you can't argue that the library where people like Dante and Copernicus passed by could be the most beautiful in the world. Don't miss this. Seriously

Thank Dorji W
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

This library is very impressive with its wood panelling, quaint fixtures and chairs. It has a lot of atmosphere and is well worth a visit.

Thank K B
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Once you are there, you'll provided with a free guider, who tells you the history of the library and shows you its rooms. The place is worth visiting.

Thank anika1589
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

If you have the time, this is worth a visit! We included this visit after touring the cathedrals, which and the piazza, which can easily be done, along with some excellent shopping!

Thank svogtpilates
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

The University Library is so nice, for the paintings on the roof and the worlds, and, of course for the atmosphere, is like to transport to hundreds of years ago. it is so nice to walk there.

Thank JudTurku
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julia a
8 May 2017|
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Response from Mario44globetrotter | Reviewed this property |
I do not know whether there are tours: A friend took me there, showing the university of Bologna. For sure there you can find the secretary which can answer to your questions.
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Gabrielle1017
28 October 2016|
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Response from NHSDteacher | Reviewed this property |
You need a guide. If you are able to prevail upon their kindness, you have a good shot.
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snlawren
21 March 2015|
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Response from StefanoR70 |
Except august (and maybe late july) Bologna is everithing but dead, mid may it's perfect to get around
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