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Address: Piazza Galvani, 2, Bologna, Italy
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Amazing feeling to be in the same place as scientific geniuses of the past. It is a small room however wonderfully crafted and all as it was back then. Wonderful just absolutely... read more

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing feeling to be in the same place as scientific geniuses of the past. It is a small room however wonderfully crafted and all as it was back then. Wonderful just absolutely wonderful

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon learning that one can visit an anatomical theatre in Bologna I just had to go there. The room is impressive, with all its statues, wood carvings and history. We arrived while a group of children visited and their teacher told them some of the history of the Teatro Anatomico and I was able to understand just a few infos... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing theatre located in the oldest University in the world. The whole theatre is beautifully decorated and made of carved wood. The Statues and skinless Sculptures with muscles exposed are stunning and even the statutes around the walls and on the ceiling are extraordinary. The marble table is in the middle of the room and you can take as many... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 318 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is a charge for entrance 3 euros per person. Very interesting though with entrance to the Teatro Anatomica. We then went on to the Sala dello Stabat Mater. This was an interesting room but more interesting was a view from here into the vast libraries. Each room was overly decorated with murals and Coates of Arms. Worth the entrance... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting to see the location of part of the ancient University of Bologna. Before reaching the anatomical room, gaze at the beautiful coat of arms and heralds along the staircases and porticoes

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Thank Tracy E
London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a 17th Century anatomy theatre in the heart of Bologna. There is a marble slab in the centre, with seats around. Above the lecturer’s chair, there are two rather grotesque skinless figures carved into the wood.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this place is brilliant for anyone that loves medical history. The architecture is breathtaking and it is like stepping back in time.

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Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Incredible! What we saw here is wonderful: you do not expect to find such a room. Sit on chairs and watch more careful dissection table. You can make a picture about medicine in those days. An awesome experience! Mandatory take the time to visit!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The anatomy theater was a stunner. Dating to 1637, it was done entirely in wood, with honey-toned fir paneling for the walls and cedar for the almost life size statues of famous physicians, including Galen, holding objects that symbolized their accomplishments. The Allied bombs that destroyed the since-restored amphitheater during World War II left the statues intact.

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

A visit here is a must - very interesting. The building is traditional with splendid decoration. Reasonable entry fee too.

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