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Piazza Maggiore, Bologna

Piazza Maggiore - Bologna, Italy
Piazza Maggiore
Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy 40124Map
Neighborhood: Porta Stiera
Overview

The buildings that line the sides of this beautiful medieval piazza were all built between the 12th and 14th Centuries. The Piazza forms the heart of city and it provides a wonderful backdrop for everyday city life. The streets are full of artists, university students and families with children. When the sun is high, they move from the open areas of the square to the shade of the Basilica di San Petronio. Here they sit and witness the daily life of a city which is famous for its university, architecture, tortellini and the extraordinary vitality of the people who live there. Often you can find a crowd gathered in a circle listening to and sharing political ideas.

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Piazza Maggiore General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Other
  • Nearest Train: ATC 11, 13, 14, 17, 19, 20, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 62, A, B, BLQ
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