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Bologna: Guided Architecture Walking Tour

Bologna: Guided Architecture Walking Tour

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Discover the architectural wonders of the city of Bologna on a guided walking tour. See a variety of architectural styles of some of the city's most famous buildings, ranging from Gothic, Baroque, Renaissance, and Classical.

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Duration 2 hours
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Italian, English, French, German, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible
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Experience

Highlights
  • See the Archiginnasio Palace, which serves as the main office building for the oldest university in the world
  • Discover the unique façade of the Basilica of San Petronio
  • Learn about the important administrative buildings of Piazza del Nettuno
  • Stop at the base of Bologna's "Two Towers"
Full description
Start the tour at Archiginnasio Palace, which serves as the main office building for the oldest university in the world – the University of Bologna. After, walk to Piazza Maggiore, where the Basilica of San Petronio is located, known for its imposing facade. Continue to Piazza del Nettuno, which is surrounded by three important administrative buildings: Palazzo d'Accursio, Palazzo del Podestà, and Palazzo del Capitano del Popolo. Afterward, continue to the base of Bologna's iconic towers, the Asinelli Tower and the Garisenda Tower. Learn about the history and features of these imposing structures. Next, continue to the wooden arch of Corte Isolani and see the Oratory of Santa Cecilia. Admire the exterior of the church of San Giacomo Maggiore, before concluding the tour in the area of Quadrilatero, which is home to many markets and shops.
Includes
  • Expert guide
  • Entrance to any buildings mentioned

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In front of the entrance of the Palace Archiginnasio, Piazza Galvani 1, Bologna BO

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