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Address: Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: 051-23-14-15
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Great city art vibe

Street musicians don't seem to be bothered by the construction, and the Piazza is no less glorious. In August (and may other summer months) the city shows movies outdoor at night.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Guangzhou, China
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Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Street musicians don't seem to be bothered by the construction, and the Piazza is no less glorious. In August (and may other summer months) the city shows movies outdoor at night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Cioccoshow was going on during several days on these place while we were visiting the city. We could notice that this big place is a great living area, a meeting point for many people surrounded by interesting buildings and a beautiful church

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Hanoi, Ha Noi, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love Bologna, "La rossa città", a beautifull small city. Walking around the city is very interesting, especially Piazza Magiore (means Large square) is very nice. Many people here to relax with family, with friends and with pigeons.

Thank NgocPhamVan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Piazza Maggiore is a great, big square surrounded by wonderful side streets featuring lots of food shops and restaurants.

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Milan, Italy
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Do not miss guided tour by local tourist office straight in the square. In a couple of hours with a really top guide you will see and discover unthinkable beauties. Any corner and building has plenty of high interest items.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful clocks adorn the outside walls of the buildings on Piazza Maggiore. Join the pigeons, students, police and tourists who hang around here to pass the time of day.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the central square with its famos heritage and active night life and nice restaurants and shops around

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Rome, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Compared to other sites this is a small plaza with a tiny fountain of neptune and a church.The church was disappointing because you're are not allowed to take pictures inside unless you pay a fee of 2 euro. It's not for the money I just don't like churches asking for money, it should be offered. It was Sunday and some... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall Bologna is much underrated city, I liked it more than Florence, it is very vivid, warm place, with many restaurants, bars and places to hang out. Interesting architecture, too .

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Sowerby Bridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed spending time in piazza maggiore whilst on holiday. The chocolate fair was on so it was buzzing. Top tip - venture off to the side of the piazza to the market district which has fabulous markets and old traders

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