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Sightseeing in Bologna - what to see. Complete travel guide

Bologna is a modern city that tenderly keeps its traditions and so here you will find large number of magnificent medieval masterpieces almost in their original condition. Actually, whole city looks like a medieval one. Approximately in the beginning of the 20th century Bologna was surrounded by a huge wall around six meters in diameter and made of bricks.
The opening of the pub Corto Maltese took place in 1998. Starting from that time the pub has become a favorite place of rest for both locals and tourists. Here visitors will find as many as … Open
So what Bologna is like? You’ll find there twelve gates, endless city streets, which are narrow and curved, but still magnificent and amazingly different. A chain of palaces is built along the city wall. Here you will also see multiple cathedrals, churches, and towers with unforgettably fascinating architecture. Walls in Bologna are traditionally colored in reddish or greyish colors.
Even though wonderful walls of the city were partially destroyed yet in 1903, they managed to leave their unforgettable influence on the modern city. Because of this fact the city got additional space and so a wonderful and broad Independence Street was built. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Besides observing the city's attractions, tourists are welcome to make their rest more interesting and varied by visiting leisure centers, shops and trendy clubs. In Bologna you will find … Open
The city features wide selection of museums, education institutes, theaters and cinemas. Moreover, here you will be able to visit large number of historical and cultural places of interest.

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City tours, excursions and tickets in Bologna and surroundings

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Map of all shopping streets
Shopping streets of Bologna
♥   Street ' Via Farini' Bologna, 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Castles in Bologna and around
♥   Castle 'Rocca' Cento, 26 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Vignola Castle' Vignola, 26.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Rocca Sforzesca' Dozza, 27.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Rocca Sforzesca' Imola, 32.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Castello di Galeazza' Crevalcore, 34.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Bologna
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale delle Foreste Casentinesi, Monte Falterona e Campigna' , 67.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale dell’Appennino Tosco-Emiliano' , 84.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all galleries
Art galleries in/around Bologna
♥   Art gallery 'Museo Civico Medievale' Bologna, 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art gallery 'Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna' Bologna, 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art gallery 'Bologna Museum of Modern Art' Bologna, 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sightseeing in Italy: things to see

Milan is a beautiful city with many wonderful landmarks like Duomo Cathedral that is considered one of most beautiful churches in the city. Its building started in the end of the 14th century and lasted till 1965. The mural painting “The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci is the main decoration of the shrine. Other interesting landmarks are La Scala Theatre, The Pinacoteca di Brera, Francesco Emmanuelle Gallery and Castello Sforzesco. … Open
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