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Piazza Maggiore

Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
+39 051 231415
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  • Average5%
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“people watch” (72 reviews)
“open air cinema” (23 reviews)
“film festival” (22 reviews)
Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
+39 051 231415
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Reviewed yesterday

A lesser-known gem of Italian architecture. Sadly the square's Neptune fountain is currently under repair

Thank michaelmatejtschuk
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited piazza maggiore when we visited Bologna for one day. It is very live center of Bologna with many shops and restaurants around. Next to the towers of Bologna

Thank Alban P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Do not miss the open air market, many outdoor places for cocktails and so many historical sites.Be sure to climb the steps of the Asinelli Tower.

Thank SBH62
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous place to sit on the steps and people watch and enjoy the street artists and theatre groups. Staggering views.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must-see in Bologna!!! Grab a bottle of wine from the nearby wine shop and enjoy the beautiful view. step inside the archways and hear the echoes!

Thank Derrick D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had two nights here and the city center is full of atmosphere and joyful people. Also we had an experience with open cinema and the central square.

Thank Iliyan Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice piazza during that days was some festival where is food, lots of fun, people sitting around that piazza, inside the nice old style building, behind the building has a lift going to the top, nice picterable place, amazing view to the city

Thank Serik A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Piazza Maggiore is the heart of the city of Bologna and what a magnificent square it is; surrounded by the Palazzo del Podesta which contains the main tourist information office, the Palazzo D'Accursio, the Palazzo de Re Enzo (under restoration and only open for...More

Thank CalBristol
Reviewed 1 week ago

simple must see, in history of bologna everything was happening here (and it still does). One of most beautiful squares in Italy.

Thank EbnerMilo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of course if in Bologna one must visit the piazza. However there are selfish buskers at least one at any time, that play their musicial instruments with very loud recorded music. Very distribing for a place with so much to see and experience.

Thank Emil R
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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
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.