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Palazzo Comunale

Piazza Maggiore 6, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 203111
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Impressive red brick building!

A pretty building but make sure you go in to see the wide staircase where horses with chariots... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
gweeboonhiah
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Northampton, United Kingdom
Huge public square with the 'unfinished' catherdral

Another great tourist site in Bologna - well worth a visit and to go inside the huge cathedral that... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
Sally B
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London, United Kingdom
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Piazza Maggiore 6, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

A pretty building but make sure you go in to see the wide staircase where horses with chariots could get up to the upper floor in the past. It is now some kind of museum.

Thank gweeboonhiah
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Another great tourist site in Bologna - well worth a visit and to go inside the huge cathedral that looks 'unfinished' on the outside - half marble and the remained in bricks - supposedly so as not to outshine the Vatican in Rome. Very impressive...More

Thank Sally B
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

A very interesting building. A fascinating story about the statue on the outside which has been various people over a period of time.

Thank David C
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

You can't really miss this building as it towers over the Piazza Maggiore with the bronze statue of Pope Gregory XIII above the main portal of the palace. When you wander through the arches (on the left side of the facade) and into the central...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Very interesting building, free art exhibition was inside. Loved the internal staircase. Beautiful building

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Only knowing that this was the municipal building we just wandered in and looked around. I especially liked seeing the council chambers and how modern design, lighting and sound systems were integrated into the ancient environment. We missed the museum part as we had already...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

The Palazzo was the town hall and before that was for several centuries where the Cardinal Legates lived while they ran Bologna on behalf of the Pope. The art collection is in their Winter Apartment so it gives an idea of the style they lived...More

1  Thank AJJS1
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

All old building of Bologna in red color of brick's are to nice to me. Bologna ROSSA is one of the names for this city and it is really something special. Same like they call Bologna magra what means Fat, because you can always eat...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is right off the piazza andshould not be missed. It is sort of the city offices, but with an incredible amount of artwork and history.

Thank Robert95765
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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

A not so big museum, but certainly worthwhile to visit. Located in a historic building, where the peaces of art are well displayed. Some great peaces.

Thank Hans J
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