From the outside it looks nothing like what it really is. By far one of my favorite churches in Bologna. Greeting you with high ceilings and striking white walls, in contrast with an ever-growing and glowing gold and dark wood, this Basilica will give its best during a sunny day at noon when te light...more
It takes 3 Euros to go up (that's the price of 1 yr ago or so) and the view is breathtaking. Make sure you go up there before 5pm, closing time. Can be tiring if you're not used to climbing 98m in one flight of stairs.
Le Stanze is part of a palace of historical interest and flocked with stucco and frescoes from at least 300 years ago. It is now a loungy bar smack in the middle of the university barrio of the city. Ideal for any time of the day really. Appetizers are quite good and te interior design is quite nice. The bar...more
Dating back to the 14th century, this is the second largest church in Europe after S.Peter in Rome. This church, in fact, was supposed to exceed the latter's measures and once the fellows in Rome heard about that, they had the right and left wings chopped so that S.Peter's could remain...more
From Porta Saragozza you will walk 666 archways up the hill, shaped like an ascending yellow snake up to the Church which is nothing stunning but indeed a well deserved retreat of peacefulness. Stunning to see from far at night. A landmark in everyone who has lived in Bologna for even a short period....more
An ordinary tourist with little time on his hands in Bologna would easily leave without visiting this park and it is doubtlessly no big misdeed. However, built in the 17th century, this simple park which curiously enough is at a higher level from the ground if compared to the rest of the city, was one of...more