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An excellent opportunity to visit the first university of Europe and walk into the anatomy class. A room full of history. With the same ticket you can view another room containing old books which is also amazing.
We visited this anatomical lecture theatre today.
The building is interesting with lots of carving and history.
The entry fee as has been commented before, is three euros just to see one room and peer into a library.
I would not mind this and it...More
The University of Bologna is the oldest continually operating university in the world. The anatomy theatre is also famous as being one of the oldest and the reason the university has one of the best medical school in Italy. The interior corridor to the actual...More
The anatomical theatre forms part of the original university and is all original other than for the marble slab. Really interesting to have a look round and get a bit of a sense of history - the live dissections were not just for students but...More
The anatomical theatre is interesting and was where public body dissections occurred. Cedar wood tiered seats surround a marble topped dissection table. A little macabre the lecturer's chair is supported either side with wood carvings of skinned figures. However down the hall is another masterpiece...More
We paid 3 euros each for two adults and no charge for our kids (aged 11 and 12). We arrived as a tour was being given in Italian, which we don't understand very well. For the price, it is fine, you also get access to...More