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All reviews narrow streets food shops piazza maggiore shops selling fruit and veg covered market lovely streets fish stalls real heart interesting area pasta foodie heaven cold meats mortadella hams old market wander around
I visited in the early afternoon of a weekday in early January, and it wasn’t as busy as other reviews are saying, which was a nice surprise. There are so many shops, you could easily spend a few hours here browsing.
It's so much fun! I think that's what people from overseas picture when they think of picturesque streets in Italy. You're in the middle of a beautiful chaos. There are lots of young people hurrying or strolling because let's not forget that Bologna is famous...More
The city vibes are right here, in this little square next to Piazza Maggiore. Salumerie, grocery shops, book stores and fresh pasta everywhere. This is the place to feel Bologna. Take your time to drink eat and stroll.
The Quadilatero is a square of little lanes off Piazza Maggiore crammed with food shops, restaurants and clothing boutiques. Definitely should be on your list of places to go if visiting Bologna though you probably won't want to spend more than an hour or two...More
I had thought that this area would be really touristy, but it wasn't, in fact I found Bologna one of the least touristy large cities I've been to- maybe it was because we were out of season.
I thought this area near the main square...More
if you want to have an aperitif we must go in the quadrilatero streets where you can find a lot of restaurant or shop where you can taste typical food from Bologna. you need to taste mortadella and other cold cuts like prosciutto, salami.