You must go and wander under the arcades. It is more than beautiful! It is part of one of the first universities in the world.
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The Teatro Anatomica and Sala Mater rooms are unbelievable. For 3€ I got to see them both and gaze upon the extensive collection of Scientific manuscripts and journals that are centuries old. The paintings, frescoes and building itself are incredible. From top to bottom it...More
A great piece of history and well worth visiting the theatre which is what it is most famous for. We went on a guided tour, but would have liked more time to look around.
This place is so full of history I felt almost overwhelmed! I am Italian and to think my country own culture has been shaped by people trained in this very place is amazing! The interiors are so full of details it's almost impressive. The entrance...More
Down the road at the side of the Basilica di San Petronio brings you into the Piazza Galvani and on the left hand side, the building that houses Europe's oldest university. Before the Palazzo was built, the various schools were scattered around the city but...More
The frescoes in the corridors, the "see through" library and especially the anatomy room are very original so perhaps the highlight of Bologna
One of the oldest universities in the world, boasting a gorgeous library and anatomy theatre that is unlike anything I have ever seen before. Spend an hour or two roaming the campus and soaking up the history.
I’d read the the University of Bologna was the oldest continually operating university in the World and was a crucible for medical discovery so, as two physicians, my wife and I made sure to visit the Anatomy theatre, where some of the earliest cadaver dissection...More