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Piazza Maggiore

Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
+39 051 231415
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“people watch” (71 reviews)
“open air cinema” (23 reviews)
“film festival” (22 reviews)
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Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
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+39 051 231415
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"people watch"
in 71 reviews
"open air cinema"
in 23 reviews
"film festival"
in 22 reviews
"large square"
in 27 reviews
"neptune statue"
in 35 reviews
"lovely square"
in 24 reviews
"the heart of the city"
in 37 reviews
"beautiful architecture"
in 19 reviews
"tourist office"
in 44 reviews
"san petronio"
in 35 reviews
"tourist information"
in 17 reviews
"gelato"
in 33 reviews
"basilica"
in 135 reviews
"fountain"
in 118 reviews
"hub"
in 27 reviews
"enzo"
in 18 reviews
"tourists"
in 62 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Interesting part of the guided walking tour that we took. Funny / interesting information on the Neptune statue that you would never know about if he just visited on your own! The surrounding ares is busy and fun with a great cafe in the corner...More

Thank GJH1063
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very nice piazza! really big with nice shops & excellent choices for a drink or a coffee!!! If you are lucky there are some people who sing sometimes in there and they have really nice voices!

Thank eva t
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A favorite for people watching a the center of town this Piazza is a gem not to be missed I this lovely town. Animated, not too busy, clean, well maintained and surrounded by great architecture is a place to admire.

Thank EUcivilization
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We loved this picturesque square. You can admire the fountain (which is being restored). There are places to sit and a bar if you fancy a drink. The tourist office is also there (where you buy tickets for the tower). Go and wander in the...More

Thank Genevieve G
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited several times, but now I discovered the music of Piazza Maggiore. Just rest and listen eyes closed the music of the people arround.

Thank Delia B
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This pizza is the best I've had in my seven trips to Bologna. You have to try the ham-mushroom-cheese pizza! It's 2 euros!

Thank TennisAnya
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this Piazza, it is breathtaking to see the bascillica and the rest of the buildings. The tourist information is fantastic, they could not do more for us. The staff were friendly and printed out everything we asked about or things we might...More

1  Thank Kim L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The square has sort of 2 parts, one with the statue of Neptunus, representing the pope´s power in Bolgona, and the part in front of the St Petronius church. The façade of the church was only half finished, so the lower half is all nice...More

Thank Katrien S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The perfect place for people watching on a sunny day. Bologna is a small, compact city and people are naturally drawn to this square. The wine bar had the perfect position to watch the people go by.

Thank SarahUK_259
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Reviewed 1 week ago

To sit in this Piazza and see the world go by is to experience Bologna. At the heart of the town, this is where the tour buses start and drop one. The Basilica is at one side, and the narrow lanes of the food market...More

Thank Sanam23
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Andher V
28 January 2018|
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Response from SBH62 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! Some of the streets are cobblestone but the main streets are paved or tiled so you should be ok. Enjoy!!
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iain p
26 September 2017|
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Response from AJJS1 | Reviewed this property |
I just saw the question. When we were there in August they suggested it would be ready around the end of October. I went onto to the bolognawelcome,com website today and you can book tours of the renovation works until Dec... More
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robert n
7 June 2015|
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Response from Perica S | Reviewed this property |
Take bus no.25 and will take u there.
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