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The world's fifth-largest church, measuring 132m by 66m by 47m, hides some interesting oddities. Firstly, though construction started in 1390, the church...
About 3.5km southwest of the centre of Bologna, the hilltop Basilica Santuario della Madonna di San Luca houses a representation of the Virgin Mary,...
The result of Pope Pius IV's project to curtail the Basilica di San Petronio, this palace was the seat of the city university from 1563 to 1805. Today it...
The palace that forms the western flank of Piazza Maggiore has been home to Bologna city council since 1336. A salad of architectural styles, it owes much of...
Impressive in its breadth of coverage of historical eras, this museum displays well-documented Egyptian and Roman artefacts along with one of Italy's best...
Flanked by the world's fifth-largest basilica and a series of impressive Renaissance palazzi , Piazza Maggiore is the city's principal focus and an obvious...
Towering above Piazza di Porta Ravegnana, one of Bologna’s two leaning towers, Le Due Torri, is an unmistakable landmark. The 97.6m-high Torre degli Asinelli...
Everyone has a wondrous Italian ice-cream story and more than a few (including one of a recent New York Times reviewer) were made in this temple to gelati....
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