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Private Tour: Classical Bologna Walking Tour
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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2 days ago
“Must see”
21 Jul 2017
“Watch the World Go By..”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Piazza Maggiore 1 | Under the Podesta' Palace, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You have to see this when you are in bologna, it is really beautiful and it is full of history and stories , make sure you have a guide. We did this without and I think you will miss something's

Thank Seline v
Reviewed 21 July 2017

From this piazza you can sit on the cathedral steps and just watch the world go by or, you can take a break in one of the cafe's and watch the world go by! Opposite the cathedral, next to the tourist office are the Whispering...More

Thank Christine335
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Breathtaking architecture and a true Old town Italy feel.... Food, and shopping galore. We totally enjoyed our sunday afternoon walk around all of Bologna. We were here July 2 2016

Thank Quells
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The Palazzo del Podestà has a large hall on the upper floor, but the lower floor is a double open arcade.

Thank itzehoe
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The first floor hosts offices of the administration of the city. But one can still visit the Salla Rossa on that floor. The windows face the Piazza Maggiore - good spot to take some pictures. The second floor has a very interesting and well-curated art...More

Thank Maria D
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The Palazzo is well worth seeing if time permits. Great views of the city. Interesting people watching and great place to stroll with a gelatto.

Thank Lucy522
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This palazzo is right on the central square and worth exploring. Some of it still serves as administrative offices for the government, but the second floor is where the exploration is. The grand rooms are filled with paintings and sculptures that help one learn more...More

Thank euromarketer
Reviewed 28 July 2016

this is another piece of ancient history you can touch , just wonderful to soak up the atmosphere around here

Thank roadsideshop
Reviewed 12 September 2015

In spite of the road works going on at the moment in the centre of town round Piazza Maggiore and towards the Two Towers, Bologna's medieval city centre is a wonderful place just to stroll around and visit the many museums and churches in the...More

Thank MangiandObene406
Reviewed 26 August 2015

YOu can only see from outside on the Piazza maggiore. It is one of the great constructions around the Piazza.

Thank 545medva
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