Azzoguidi Tower (also known as Altabella Tower) is located in Via Altabella (the street was given this name because of the presence of the tower). It is 61 metres high and it's prossible it was even higher in the past (its façade seems to have been designed to counterbalance the height of the building).
For the church with same name in Siena, see Santa Maria dei Servi, Siena. Santa Maria dei Servi is a Roman Catholic basilica in Bologna, Italy.. It was founded in 1346, as the church of the Servite Community of the Blessed Virgin Mary and was designed by Andrea da Faenza, a head friar and architect who also assisted Antonio di Vincenzo on the ...
The Basilica of San Domenico is one of the major churches in Bologna, Italy.The remains of Saint Dominic, founder of the Order of Preachers (), are buried inside the exquisite shrine Arca di San Domenico, made by Nicola Pisano and his workshop, Arnolfo di Cambio and with later additions by Niccolò dell'Arca and the young Michelangelo
The Basilica of San Giacomo Maggiore is an historic Roman Catholic church in Bologna, region of Emilia Romagna, Italy, serving a monastery of Augustinian friars. It was built starting in 1267 and houses, among the rest, the Bentivoglio Chapel, featuring numerous Renaissance artworks.
Bologna Cathedral, dedicated to Saint Peter, is the cathedral of Bologna in Italy, and the seat and the metropolitan cathedral of the Archbishop of Bologna. Most of the present building dates from the 17th century, with a few parts from the late 16th century.
Disposti su quattro file, gli stemmi rappresentano le insegne araldiche dei legati, vicelegati e governatori pontifici che si succedettero a Bologna dal 1327 al 1744 e costituiscono uno straordinario compendio di storia della città e di storia ecclesiastica.
The Fountain of Neptune (Italian: Fontana di Nettuno) is a monumental civic fountain located in the eponymous square, Piazza del Nettuno, next to Piazza Maggiore, in Bologna, Italy Its bronze figure of Neptune, extending his reach in a lordly gesture of stilling and controlling the waters, is an early work by Giambologna, completed about 1567.
The Prendiparte Tower is located in the town center but is hidden by a tangle of alleys and bottlenecks. It is one of the few towers left, out of 100 towers that used to be in Bologna, one of the few ones that still stands over the roofs, while many other towers that were cut off during the centuries, during battles and feuds between families ...
The Medieval Museum in Bologna tells a compelling story about the often turbulent history of the city. The fascinating collection of bronze statues, armours, handcrafted objects, illuminated manuscripts and monumental tombs is located inside Palazzo Ghisilardi-Fava, in itself a jewel of city architecture.
Oratory of Saints Cecilia and Valeriano, Bologna's wiki: The Oratory of Saints Cecilia and Valeriano is a religious site in central Bologna, found on Via Zamboni, contiguous to the portico of the church of San Giacomo Maggiore.The oratory was built at the site of a Romanesque church commissioned by the then rul
Palazzo d'Accursio. Palazzo d'Accursio (or Palazzo Comunale) is a palace once formulated to house major administrative offices of the city of Bologna, region of Emilia-Romagna, Italy. It is located on the Piazza Maggiore, and is the city's Town Hall.
L'antica sede della società dei Notai - come si deduce dai tre calamai con penne d'oca raffigurati nello stemma sulla facciata - conosce differenti fasi costruttive. Il nucleo originario risale al 1287 ma la parte sinistra verso S. Petronio viene allargata sotto la direzione di Berto Cavalletto e Lorenzo da Bagnomarino con l'intervento di Antonio di Vincenzo nel disegno delle finestre.
in 1200 the Municipality of Bologna expropriated several houses and churches in order to create Piazza Maggiore, thus laying the foundation for the first compound of palaces specifically built for public administrative functions: Palazzo del Podestà, di Re Enzo e del Capitano del Popolo.
The origin of Palazzo Fava dates back to medieval time, but the current structure was built during the Renaissance through the restoration wanted by The Fava family, who gained ownership of the building in 1546. The history of the Fava family, one of the city’s oldest families, was characterized, from the beginning, by exponents that distinguished themselves in science, politics and letters.
Palazzo Re Enzo is a palace in Bologna, northern Italy. It takes its name from Enzio of Sardinia, Frederick II's son, who was prisoner here from 1249 until his death in 1272. The palace was built between 1244-1246 as an extension of the nearby Palazzo del Podestà, which had proven insufficient for the exigences of the Commune of Bologna.
Created in 1988 between San Lazzaro di Savena, Ozzano, Pianoro and Bologna, the Parco Regionale dei Gessi Bolognesi e Calanchi dell’Abbadessa covers a protected area of 4844 hectares, with over 200 caves; it is one of the largest and most spectacular networks of gypsum caves in Europe.
Bologna’s Piazza Maggiore began as the “platea communis”, the place where people gathered and the market was held. It was one of the most important urban projects in Medieval Bologna, built to give prominence to the seat of city government and create a place for the market.
The National Art Gallery of Bologna (Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna) is a museum in Bologna, Italy. It is located in the former Saint Ignatius Jesuit novitiate of the city's University district, and inside the same building that houses the Academy of Fine Arts.
The Basilica of San Petronio is the main church of Bologna, Emilia Romagna, northern Italy. It dominates Piazza Maggiore. It is the tenth-largest church in the world by volume, 132 metres long and 66 metres wide, while the vault reaches 45 metres inside and 51 metres in the facade.
The basilica of Santo Stefano (Italian: Basilica di Santo Stefano) encompasses a complex of religious edifices in the city of Bologna, Italy. Located on Piazza Santo Stefano, it is locally known as Sette Chiese ("Seven Churches") and Santa Gerusalemme ("Holy Jerusalem").
Per soci CartaFreccia in possesso di un biglietto Frecce con destinazione Bologna, gli abbonati Regionali ER ed i dipendenti del gruppo FS è riservato uno sconto del 10 % sui titoli della Stagione d’Opera 2018 e sconti fino al 60 % sui titoli delle Stagioni di Danza e Sinfonica 2018.
4. The Arrows in Strada Maggiore. The entrance of Corte Isolani, a little passageway full of trendy bars and shops, on Strada Maggiore is constructed of old wooden beams dating back to the mid-1400s. On top of these beams, rests the third floor of the building where a lord of Bologna used to live.