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Teatro Anatomico

Piazza Galvani 2, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 276811
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“marble slab” (20 reviews)
“beautiful room” (11 reviews)
LOCATION
Piazza Galvani 2, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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+39 051 276811
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"medical students"
in 27 reviews
"marble slab"
in 20 reviews
"beautiful room"
in 11 reviews
"wooden statues"
in 11 reviews
"human body"
in 16 reviews
"anatomical theatre"
in 20 reviews
"tiered seats"
in 5 reviews
"modern medicine"
in 4 reviews
"operating theatre"
in 6 reviews
"lecture hall"
in 9 reviews
"stabat mater"
in 13 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 22 reviews
"fascinating place to visit"
in 4 reviews
"during wwii"
in 4 reviews
"amazing history"
in 4 reviews
"step back in time"
in 4 reviews
"oldest university"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

1  Thank OBM1635
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of the first university in the world. In this room the training of medieval doctors was carried out. The hall is also very interesting because of its rich wood carving.

Thank Ogi0
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank 64Rod
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Jay E
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

We were there at the same time as a tour party so had the benefit of their guide explaining the history which was very interesting. Worth a visit as a beuatiul place.

Thank Moir
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Inside the wooden room one can find brochures describing the history of the place. It is quite a good reading. The room itself is not big and some of the interior decorations are not original, as the whole building suffered a lot during the war,...More

Thank Ravalus
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

One would not expect a highly decorated and wood panelled room to be an anatomical theatre, but so it is. There is still the table and seats for students, as well as the special stand for the professors, when not teaching directly from the table....More

Thank Katrien S
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Even though the theatre itself is just one room and you have to rely on a printed factsheet, it is really impressive and the wooden sculptures are amazing.

1  Thank Sara S
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

We were amazed how ornate the inside of the theatre was, particularly the ceiling. Worth stopping off to see.

Thank Oliver_G_London
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Beautifull wallpaintings, oustandig library, good atmosphere! And off course: the medieval college room: impressive.

Thank Xandra070
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