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Piazza Maggiore

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Address: Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: 051-23-14-15
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Beautiful. A must.

Just walk around this square to take in the grandeur and history of the city. A lot of very good restaurants and excellent shopping areas are located in the streets immediately... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Just walk around this square to take in the grandeur and history of the city. A lot of very good restaurants and excellent shopping areas are located in the streets immediately off this elegant and charming square. If you have time for one thing in Bologna just come here.

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Bologna, a city that gods loves! Welcome to the European higher education area, medieval feeling surrounded by the most important buildings of the medieval city.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Bologna was a wonderful surprise-the beautiful Piazza, the wonderful people and the exquisite food! All were exceptional. The Piazza is not huge with a lot of sites around it to see...more shopping and transportation, but certainly worth walking through.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Very nice, charming piazza with beutifull fountain Neptuno, catedrale, art museum, old streets, very friendly people, you can feel historical atmosphere. Realy, perfect place to enjoy and touch history.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The space is beautiful and perfect for a stroll. There are some gorgeous, historic buildings and a really amusing fountain! The steps in front of the San Petronio church are a great spot for relaxing, people watching and enjoying a gelato. Lots of bars and restaurants surround the Piazza, and during our visit there was even an outdoor cinema which... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Lots going on, many places to visit. Lots of places to eat or have a coffee and people watch in the area.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Piazza Maggiore is a beautiful outdoor historic location to stroll in a sunny summer day surrounded by beautiful historical architecture, basilica, and the adjacent Neptune fountain. There happened to be a film festival in the evening during my stay that brought in a lively crowd. Definitely a must see location if you are visiting Bologna.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Everything of interest is really quite within walking distance of each other. We found using the recommended sights really useful.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The main place to visit when in Bologna, with the twin towers nearby, San Petronio to visit and the Neptune fountain to see it is well worth your time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Another of the spectacular outdoor drawing rooms of Italy, the place to see and bee seen. Fantastic people-watching at comes into its own after dark

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