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Address: Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: 051-23-14-15
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We loved this spot in Bologna as it is the heart of the city to be sure. Greta people watching. Grab a panini around the corner and sit on the steps and look at the buildings and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
David H
Vancouver, Canada

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Vancouver, Canada
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100 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved this spot in Bologna as it is the heart of the city to be sure. Greta people watching. Grab a panini around the corner and sit on the steps and look at the buildings and people walking by. Here we fell in love with Bologna.

Thank David H
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Piazza Maggiore and downtown Bologna is Amazing and truly authentic Italian. This place made my trip, I enjoyed it more than Rome. Feels more authentic and not so touristy. Beautiful old buildings, lots of history, Basilicas, fancy shopping galleria, outdoor fish markets, beautiful Italian women and and lots of excellent food. Visited on a Thursday in July, 2015. We spent... More 

Thank mike p
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90 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Bologna's main square is a meeting point for both locals and visitors, it's a very large square with a fountain in the middle.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Its very good place for eat and drink somethink. There are many shops and restaurant around that place and most of the shops are cheap. Inaditional you have a change to fiund traditional restaurants.

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Ottawa, Canada
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Soak up the Italian atmosphere in this piazza. There was a mortadella festival going on when we were there and there were samples galore. The people are friendly and very proud of their city. Enjoy.

Thank 525billjohn
Williamstown, Massachusetts
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121 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a fascinating city with an equally fascinating central piazza! You can easily walk to many of the must-sees from here, but the majesty of the piazza is a treat.

Thank Mark F
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178 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this is the centre of the city. restaurants , shops and life is all around. walk down the various little alleys from the square and discover food stores , restaurants and great shops.

Thank tomnNW4
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146 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A huge piazza with many beautiful historic buildings. Great place to take some photographs. You can't really avoid it.

Thank Lizz H
new york
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A Must See when you come to Bologna! Take a walking tour with a local guide who knows all of the ins and outs of the city.

Thank sfisch
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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330 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely town centre for people watching. You can't really miss Piazza Maggiore if you stay in Bologna for any length of time. High buildings and goods shops all around too.

Thank Clare F

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