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Teatro Anatomico

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Address: Piazza Galvani, 2, Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: 39 051276811
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The University of Bologna is the oldest in the world. Accordingly, the medical school has an extremely old tradition. The anatomical theater is part of it, and represent the value... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
L'Aquila, Italy

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L'Aquila, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The University of Bologna is the oldest in the world. Accordingly, the medical school has an extremely old tradition. The anatomical theater is part of it, and represent the value of a well conserved tradition.

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Caves Beach,Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful lecture room, original,ing one thde firfst Universities of the world. Wonderful wooden carvings adorn the walld AND the ceiling marble operating table is centre room for the lecturer to explain anatomy to medical students. TWO great wooden scuptures of skinless men are behind the lectern. Well worth a visit

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning. Wonderful building . Just amazing to see and imagine the teaching and learning. Do not miss.

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Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was hoping to see more items/instruments illustrating the medical education of the time. The classroom was beautiful, with original woodwork and classroom seating, but boasted only the disection table. We didn't stay long, and neither did the other visitors.

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This site was impressive for the sheer idea that anatomical studies were conducted in this beautiful theater way back in the 1600s.

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a few euros this old palace is well worth a short visit. You enter a marvellous arched courtyard and ascen stairs to either the library, primarily for student researchers, or climb further to the next galleried floor to view the anatomical theatre, complete with marble slab for the cadaver. Here students would sit round theatre style to discuss the... More 

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Guildford, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Super not worth it. Don't pay to go in a room to see just that in the picture. Because that is literally all that is.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Small, but very historical. Amazing when you consider the history of this building. For 3 euros it is well worth the 30 minute visit.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Not obvious where this is and we just came across it by accident as it is part of another museum. The dissecting room has the most amazing wooden carved figures and the skinless statues are fascinating if a bit creepy, certainly not one to miss

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

for a couple of euros go in and look at this room. It has a history that dates back to early dissection and medical teaching. An excellent wooden room with wonderful carvings

Thank Paul h

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