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Piazza Maggiore

Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
+39 051 231415
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Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
+39 051 231415
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The centre of the old town of Bologna. Beautiful architecture. Visit at sunset and see the way the colours of the walls change.

Thank Sam3314
Reviewed yesterday

I usually stay close to Piazza Maggiore and no matter how many times I walk by it, there is something new to notice each time...it is one of Italy's best kept secrets, as is the whole city of Bologna. The first university town!

Thank Ligia J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice place to spend a couple hours. Walking around all little restaurants and stop to drink a beer. Thanks

Thank hlmongar
Reviewed 4 days ago

Walking distance to almost everything, spacious, busy (although less crowded with tourists than central places in Florence or Rome, for example) and just beautiful.

Thank Olga G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Located around the square are beautiful buildings and must see sights, on the square it self they are still renovating and of-course lots of tourist, but also locals that sit down for lunch or coffee! It reminds me a little of old town square in...More

Thank Seline v
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is one beautiful piazza, with so many things to see within it, but also off into the side roads, amazing architecture that will astound, but for those new to the city, a grea place to use as a reference point.

Thank Damien B
Reviewed 6 days ago

The highlight of our organised walking tour of Bologna was Piazza Maggiore. I only give 4 stars as the wonderful statue of Neptune is under wraps for repair! I was however very moved by the display of photographs on a wall of the many resistance...More

Thank iain p
Reviewed 6 days ago

Thoroughly enjoyed visiting Piazza Maggiore! Yes the fountain is under reconstruction but there's lots more going on to keep you occupied. We were in Bologna last week and regularly visited Piazza Maggiore on route to different places. There were great buskers on different days, guitars...More

Thank ZappaMuffin
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely to sit here and watch the world go by with a Limoncello or coffee (depending on the time!), and wonder why the church is either half finished or half destroyed. (Look it up!). Smashing place even in the rain.. it seems to rain a...More

Thank LouiseLDaker
Reviewed 1 week ago

you can sit have a glass of wine and relax. it is a good place to people watch. it has several streets leading off it so you can explore the narrow streets with all the shops and cafes. good reference point for exploring this side...More

Thank wellan1
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robert n
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Response from Perica S | Reviewed this property |
Take bus no.25 and will take u there.