Bologna is famous for being the University of Bologna, the oldest university in Western Europe. Bologna is also a very convenient city with highways and railroads. It is a city that has developed since the Middle Ages and has a long history, so it is visited by many tourists. Although it was hit by air raids in World War II, it has been reconstructed after the war.
- Sightseeing spot 1 : Archiginnasio
- Sightseeing spot 2 : Piazza Maggiore
- Sightseeing spot 3 : Basilica di san petronio
- Sightseeing spot 4 : Gallerie Estensi
- Sightseeing spot 5 : Mercati della Terra
- Sightseeing spot 6 : Gelato museum
- Sightseeing spot 7 : Dozza
- Sightseeing spot 8 : Le Due Torri
- Sightseeing spot 9 : Margherita
- Sightseeing spot 10 : Porticoes
- Sightseeing spot 11 : San Luca
- Sightseeing spot 12 : Santa Maria Maggiore
- Sightseeing spot 13 : Independenza
- Sightseeing spot 14 : Stadio Renato Dall’Ara
Bologna is a city located in the northern part of Italy.
Bologna has been inhabited since the 9th century BC. The Etruscans became inhabited and the Villanovan culture permeated. After that, it will be under Roman rule for a long time. After the fall of the Roman Empire, it was influenced by Germanic states and Byzantine Empire. It was modernized and incorporated into the Kingdom of Italy, and was reconstructed despite being bombed during World War II.
Bologna belongs to a warm and humid climate. Temperatures range from -1 ° C to 39 ° C throughout the year. Dry heat continues in summer and less sunshine in winter.
Bologna is a stable city in Italy. However, there are many pickpockets aimed at tourists. Also, it is better to stay away from dim alleys.
The majority of Italians are Italians. The number of immigrants has increased in recent years, and it has become nearly 10% of the Italian population. There are many Romanian, Moroccan and Albanian immigrants.
Bologna is a very strong tourism industry as it has developed along the Emilia Road as an Etruscan city and a Roman colony. It is an area with many historical buildings. Bologna is very convenient for transportation even in Italy, and there are railroads and highways. Against this background, international exhibitions are being held.
In Italy, more than 70% are Catholics. There are other Muslims.
Until 2002, Italy used its own currency, Lira. Currently the euro is used.
Sightseeing spot 1 : Archiginnasio
The former University of Bologna is the oldest university in Europe. It is currently used as a reading room for the municipal library, not as a university. It is a standard tourist attraction in Bologna.
Sightseeing spot 2 : Piazza Maggiore
Piazza Maggiore is a place of relaxation for the people of Bologna. Surrounded by St. Petronio’s Cathedral, Podesta Palace, City Hall and Banki Palace, the square is also used as a meeting place for Bologna citizens.
Sightseeing spot 3 : Basilica di san petronio
The Basilica of St. Petronio is a Gothic style made of marble and tile, and the interior is full of attractions such as a gorgeous altar, chapel and sundial. Admission is free, but there is a charge for shooting.
Sightseeing spot 4 : Gallerie Estensi
The Galleria Estense is the most beautiful museum in Italy. Works collected by aristocratic estheticians who prospered from the 14th to the 15th centuries are on display.
Sightseeing spot 5 : Mercati della Terra
The blue sky market is a market held once a week. Not only meat, vegetables and fish, but also processed products such as ham and cheese are sold. It is a market that locals also use on a daily basis.
Sightseeing spot 6 : Gelato museum
The Gelato Museum is a place where you can learn about the history of Italian sweets gelato and sample it. You can learn about the history of gelato while observing the gelato manufacturing equipment used at that time.
Sightseeing spot 7 : Dozza
Dozza is a famous tourist attraction in Bologna where you can enjoy mural paintings, and there are countless modern mural paintings on the walls of the walls and of the buildings in the old town.
Sightseeing spot 8 : Le Due Torri
Leaning Tower in Italy. There is a 48m tower of Garisenda and a 97m tower of Aginelli, which can be climbed. It was built in the early 12th century.
Sightseeing spot 9 : Margherita
Margherita Park is a popular spot not only for tourists but also for locals. You can spend time slowly while feeling nature.
Sightseeing spot 10 : Porticoes
Portico is known for its covered arcade-like porticos that lead to the entrance to the building. In the Middle Ages, it was used as a place for craftsmen to work and sell products.
Sightseeing spot 11 : San Luca
The church of San Luka is famous for the painting of “The Virgin Mary and the Infant Christ” on the altar. This church is a popular spot not only for tourists but also for locals in Bologna.
Sightseeing spot 12 : Santa Maria Maggiore
The Church of Maggiore is a popular tourist attraction where you can also appreciate works of art such as sculptures, frescoes and paintings. There are many statues inside and frescoes are drawn.
Sightseeing spot 13 : Independenza
Independenza Street is a popular tourist attraction as the main street of Bologna. They have all kinds of items such as fashion, food and souvenirs.
Sightseeing spot 14 : Stadio Renato Dall’Ara
Bologna is home to the stadium, home of professional soccer teams. Many soccer fans gather on weekends.
Bologna has plenty of accommodation. The nearest airport is Bologna Guglielgo Panigore Airport. Tickets and accommodations can be booked from the link below. It also supports other languages.