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Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
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Army patrolling at Cathedral a bit intimidating. Big square would be nice in summer not much to do in the sqaure itself in February. Neptune fountain had us laughing as the ladies at the bottom are holding their bosoms and squirting water out of them....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jane B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you wanna feel what it felt like to live in the Middle Ages check out bologna and it’s main square. Experience the fact that people communicated a lot more than we do today.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank beelively0675
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Bologna a warm city here you can find wonderful cuisine and warm people the city is big enough to have good services but small enough to have a sense of community. Highly suggested

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Albertuccio77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful sculpture, very impressive, and powerful, a must see. Very good views at all angles. Fabulous

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank michelleo648
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Large Square with a perfectly maintained fountain. Nice place to rest. Sit on the benches and/or steps and watch the world go by.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jeffd87
Reviewed 1 week ago

History, arts and Italian culture. Free of charge open space museum, inviting travellers to discover acient ages still alive in every detail of the wonders exposed here. Worth seeing!

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

Just while away the hours with a glass of fizz, make sure you’ve got your sunnies on to people watch and listen to some street music.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JanC13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the heart of Bologna, this square is really beautiful but s bit too much noisy as there are more than one people making music in each corner of the square. Otherwise quite nice.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Altug71
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like all piazza’s around Italy / Europe, full of crowds of local and tourists admiring the statues and 360 view of the square.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jt792
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful piazza if you are in Bologna it is a must see.Especially romantic at night.Lots of local restaurants,shops and cafes.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Andher V
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Response from MickyB199 | Reviewed this property |
Yes of course. Enjoy your trip !
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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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7 June 2015|
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Response from Perica S | Reviewed this property |
Take bus no.25 and will take u there.