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Palazzo Aldrovandi, Bologna

Palazzo Aldrovandi - Bologna, Italy
Palazzo Aldrovandi
Via Galliera 8, Bologna, Italy 40121Map
+39 051 23 9660
Neighborhood: Porto
Overview

This monumental palace was initiated by F.M. Angelini in 1725 under the orders of Cardinal Pompeo Aldrovandi. The fa├žade however was created in 1744 by Alfonso Torregiani to whom the beautiful internal staircase is also attributed. The palace houses the Biblioteca Comunale, the film library and the Printing Circle; the walls of the rooms are adorned with magnificent frescoes, by Oralndi and Bigari that depict glorious events in the lives of the prestigious Aldrovendi family.

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