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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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank steve_vstheworld
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank eleniaggeliki
Reviewed 7 November 2018

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ElliTravelTaste
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The narrow streets are interesting but over-crowded. It is a view back to an older world, and much of it now maintained for tourists. Still interesing and worth a stroll thorugh.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HansGH16
Reviewed 30 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Paul Jeremy T
Reviewed 29 October 2018

It isn't big. It is only a few streets which have lots of bars and food outlets. It is very busy. If you like food and drink then you will inevitably visit here. We did and we did enjoy it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lentheman
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Every corner is a new discovery in Bologna. This is an example of the greatness of this city. Pure beauty

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Estueban
Reviewed 24 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank AlexSwallow
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

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. suggested

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Alberto G
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Such interesting and vibrant streets just off Piazza Maggiore. Loads of interesting food shops and restaurants, with interesting signs and windows.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Mandy C
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Response from BandPTynemouth | Reviewed this property |
I would say about 20 minutes.