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Palazzo del Podesta

Piazza Maggiore 1 | Under the Podesta' Palace, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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3 weeks ago
“Watch the World Go By..”
4 weeks ago
“Beautiful architecture.”
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Piazza Maggiore 1 | Under the Podesta' Palace, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From this piazza you can sit on the cathedral steps and just watch the world go by or, you can take a break in one of the cafe's and watch the world go by! Opposite the cathedral, next to the tourist office are the Whispering...More

Thank Christine335
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breathtaking architecture and a true Old town Italy feel.... Food, and shopping galore. We totally enjoyed our sunday afternoon walk around all of Bologna. We were here July 2 2016

Thank Quells
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The Palazzo del Podestà has a large hall on the upper floor, but the lower floor is a double open arcade.

Thank itzehoe
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The first floor hosts offices of the administration of the city. But one can still visit the Salla Rossa on that floor. The windows face the Piazza Maggiore - good spot to take some pictures. The second floor has a very interesting and well-curated art...More

Thank Maria D
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The Palazzo is well worth seeing if time permits. Great views of the city. Interesting people watching and great place to stroll with a gelatto.

Thank Lucy522
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This palazzo is right on the central square and worth exploring. Some of it still serves as administrative offices for the government, but the second floor is where the exploration is. The grand rooms are filled with paintings and sculptures that help one learn more...More

Thank euromarketer
Reviewed 28 July 2016

this is another piece of ancient history you can touch , just wonderful to soak up the atmosphere around here

Thank roadsideshop
Reviewed 12 September 2015

In spite of the road works going on at the moment in the centre of town round Piazza Maggiore and towards the Two Towers, Bologna's medieval city centre is a wonderful place just to stroll around and visit the many museums and churches in the...More

Thank MangiandObene406
Reviewed 26 August 2015

YOu can only see from outside on the Piazza maggiore. It is one of the great constructions around the Piazza.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 21 May 2015

A short walk from the Basilica of San Petronio in Piazza Maggiore. A historic building and very interesting to visit even externally. Artistically it is something exceptional and quite frankly one of the most beautiful sightseeing of the square. A perfect backdrop for your photos....More

Thank Magellano81
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