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The main route to everything

Our hotel was situated here, and walking up and down under the porticos meant we could to get to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
You can find it all here

To get to the main plaza (Maggiore), consider taking this grand avenue. There are myriad statues... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stan W
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Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our hotel was situated here, and walking up and down under the porticos meant we could to get to all the main parts of Bologna easily

Thank HongKong77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To get to the main plaza (Maggiore), consider taking this grand avenue. There are myriad statues, sights, stores, and eateries along the way for you to enjoy. Maybe even a street artist or two if you're lucky.

Thank Stan W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I love this street ☀️️A lot of lovely shops and caffe shops and restaurants and lovely churches to visit!!!!

Thank Antoniette D
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Via dell'Indipendenza was full of life and shops. there were many interesting local shops and also global stores. I really enjoyed buying a gelato and admiring the crowds. Also the traffic is closed during the weekends

Thank Denisa I
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Apparently built to join piazza maggiore and the main railway station. This gives you easy access to the best of historic Bologna and the neighbouring towns and cities. Via dell'independenza has its own array of shops etc and there is a daily market mainly selling...More

1  Thank manc301
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The whole of Via del'Independenza is covered by wide galleries offering protection from the sun or rain. You can walk from the train station to the centre of town and not get wet. The street has many coffee shops, ice cream parlours and shops along...More

1  Thank luchyswanwick_10
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Such atmosphere mooching around this classic street. Famililies amass and the beauty of the architecture make this a completely unforgettable experience!

Thank janetmferry
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We walked up and down this street several times on our way to and from the station. The porticoes are beautiful, and worth a visit in their own right.

Thank Anne P
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Do not miss Via dell'Indipendenza when you are looking for some casual shopping. It is lined by those typical arcades that make strolling the city so enjoyable.

Thank Brigitte K
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Far too easy to spend your hard earned Euro's here, top designers abound, handbags, clothing galore. Very nicely situated under the arches out of the weather, but always busy.

Thank jandgEssex
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