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“Historic centre of Bologna” 4 of 5 stars
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Piazza Maggiore
Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy (Santo Stefano)
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Ranked #5 of 128 Attractions in Bologna
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Letchworth Garden City
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“Historic centre of Bologna”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

A large piazza giving access to buildings spanning 400 years of architecture including the Church of San Petronio - 6th largest church in the world but covered in scaffolding and canvas during renovation, Fountain of Neptune and access to the medieval streets of the Quadrilatero.

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“Peoples Square.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

This is the biggest and best Piazza in Bologna. There are many attractions around this square, the Basilica, Town Hall, Library museums, all crammed with Bolognese history.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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“Piazza Square”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

We were able to stroll and see a lot of things in this area. Shopping, Museums and Churches and purchased some souveniers

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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“Impressive..”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

An impressive pedestrians only square which is less commercialised than some of the more popular Italian cities. Surrounded by impressive buildings with the Neptune statue in the centre. we spent several days in the City and the square is a great start point for walking in any direction. Probably a great place to sit in the sunshine.. Unfortunately it rained most of the time we were there, but still rather good.

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swindon
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“a beautiful square”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

This square is stunning with old buildings on all sides, I would say take the 3 hour walking tour and let the guide expalin all then go and explore ...

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