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Piazza Maggiore

Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
+39 051 231415
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“people watch” (71 reviews)
“open air cinema” (23 reviews)
“film festival” (22 reviews)
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Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
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+39 051 231415
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"people watch"
in 71 reviews
"open air cinema"
in 23 reviews
"film festival"
in 22 reviews
"large square"
in 28 reviews
"neptune statue"
in 37 reviews
"lovely square"
in 25 reviews
"the heart of the city"
in 38 reviews
"beautiful architecture"
in 19 reviews
"tourist office"
in 46 reviews
"san petronio"
in 36 reviews
"tourist information"
in 20 reviews
"gelato"
in 34 reviews
"basilica"
in 144 reviews
"fountain"
in 121 reviews
"hub"
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"enzo"
in 19 reviews
"tourists"
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited out of season so not over run by tourists. So many great squares and settings in Italy but this one held its own. Impressive in its scale and show of ancient wealth.

Thank fco
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Reviewed yesterday

Anyone who visits Bologna must see this Piazza and the fabulous fountain! The buildings surrounding it are beautiful. Also nearby are all the food vendors and restaurants.

Thank Lynda H
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely square and famous statue. A must visit. When I was there someone put up licensors one day. Great joke!

Thank Derek_Law
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were in Bologna on shopping day. The boulevard leading up to the plaza was filled with tables and shade tents with people selling everything you could want for living there. Once you get to the plaza there were people of all ages socializing with...More

Thank fireangel616
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great meeting point in the city. Don't miss the intersection of porticoes where you can whisper to one another from kitty-corners....hard to explain...ask a local!

Thank DawnAlba
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the main square in Bologna with the seats of temporal power and of religious observance at right angles to each other. Read about the history of the cathedral before going in and chill out in one of the nearby cafes with outside tables

Thank Pantagraal
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This lovely square is flanked on one side by the Basilica of San Petronio, and the square also includes the Fountain of Neptune (La Fontana di Nettuno). Very crowded when we were there as there were a series of film events on a programme lasting...More

Thank David M
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The fountain in the square is not what you would expect from the time period when it was sculptured. It is based on Greek mythology rather than Christian faith.

Thank JimLag
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Check me out on Instagram! @eatgosee - lots of restaurants and cafes here to sit and watch people go by - simple but beautiful architecture - if you have a drone, it’s a great place for take off - summer festival means a big screen...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just to sit at any cafeteria having a beer or coffee in the evening sun. Or visit at summer night for the publicly free and open arena. Watching a movie or listening to music is a great way to experience Bologna.

Thank Bosse W
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Andher V
28 January 2018|
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Response from SBH62 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! Some of the streets are cobblestone but the main streets are paved or tiled so you should be ok. Enjoy!!
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iain p
26 September 2017|
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Response from AJJS1 | Reviewed this property |
I just saw the question. When we were there in August they suggested it would be ready around the end of October. I went onto to the bolognawelcome,com website today and you can book tours of the renovation works until Dec... More
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robert n
7 June 2015|
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Response from Perica S | Reviewed this property |
Take bus no.25 and will take u there.
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