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Complesso Monumentale San Michele In Bosco

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Panorama View over the 21 Towers of Bologna

With a short and nice walk from the Giardini Margherita or the center, you can find yourself in one... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bruno B
“Great view”

A 30 minute walk from city centre.. great view but did not realised that viewing terras is inside... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With a short and nice walk from the Giardini Margherita or the center, you can find yourself in one of the best places to see all the city. When you arrive there, search for the remaining 21 Towers of Bologna (in the past it was...More

Thank Bruno B
Reviewed 16 July 2018

A 30 minute walk from city centre.. great view but did not realised that viewing terras is inside the hospital.

Thank glmf2012
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Located high over the city this little and lovely church rewards the visitor with one of the best panoramic view of Bologna. The bus trip to get there also takes the visitor to beautiful parts of town.

6  Thank EUcivilization
Reviewed 31 August 2017

It is only a short walk up the hill from the city centre to this church. The church and hospital are connected. The church is stunning, but the hospital has some great history and beautiful frescoes as well. It is a bit complicated to find...More

1  Thank Jacq129
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We took a short bus ride from the city to the church which is set high above the city. The best part of the church are the frescoes which cover the sacristy. To get to the cloisters we had to ask a nurse as the...More

4  Thank AJJS1
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Although everyone speaks of the walk to San Luca (which is beautiful in it's own right!), the views of Bologna from San Michele in Bosco are far, far better. The walk is much shorter and the reward reached far quicker. The church itself is not...More

2  Thank travellingcouple_83
Reviewed 28 September 2016

It's well worth the effort of walking up the hill to see this church as you get a better feel for its location than going by bus. The church itself is quite small but in many respects it is the smaller churches, richly decorated, which...More

1  Thank OandA-London
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

You need to walk or catch bus no 30.We eventually caught the bus from Hugo Bassist,after spending 1 hour at other bus stops where it did not turn up.A short trip with a good view of the city at the end. Unfortunately the church was...More

1  Thank cycleplus1
Reviewed 16 July 2016

This church is on a small hill just outisde the city wall. I went there early in the morning to see the sun rise over the city. It's a beautiful view from up there and it's reasonable easy to get to.

Thank Doro F
Reviewed 14 July 2016

San Michele in Bosco is on Bologna hills but very easy to reach, both by bus (30) or walking. If you decide to walk I suggest to go up from Porta S. Mamolo (Via Codivilla) entering the park you find down and reaching the church...More

8  Thank Silvia1969
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