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Address: Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: 051-23-14-15
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Beautifl Piazza ful of history

It looks great day and night. During summer months there is an open air free cinema, where movies are projected every night on a gigantic screen. There are many talented street... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Fishers, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Average European piazza. Neptune is currently not visible as it is undergoing restoration. Good meeting place.

Thank hellmbeck
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It looks great day and night. During summer months there is an open air free cinema, where movies are projected every night on a gigantic screen. There are many talented street musicians performing there as well

Thank Luba M
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Piazza is beautiful and contains so much history. We sat in several of the little botteghe on various evenings, it was lovely. Often though there were various street sellers coming up selling plastic rubbish, but they were harmless and moved on. One evening we were wandering around and came across the huge screen which is part of the Sotto... More 

Thank HarleMin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice square, they were playing a black and white movie in the square, when I visited. Lovely atmosphere, the food is delicious of course

Thank Pisi A
Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This large square is full of people day and night with a beautiful atmosphere in the evenings, surrounded by beautiful buldings on all sides it is a must see sight day or evening just to sit on the steps and watch the world go by.

Thank barnowls47
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Large square surrounded by beautiful old buildings and church. A real buzz in the evenings when crowded with locals and tourists. Large screen and stage set up this summer with all sorts of different entertainments each evening. Great atmosphere.

Thank Chris L
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As I got closer from Piazza del Nettuno the whole space looked a little too dark to me. Turned the corner and there it was, a massive cinema screen showing a surreal Italian movie under the stars! Right on! Basilica de San Petronio was casting its shade from a rising full moon across hundreds of neatly laid out chairs... I... More 

Thank Moejeff
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Yet another of Italy's great squares. Lovely buildings, fantastic history, very much a people place. Some shade!

Thank txeh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The square with the historic center of Bologna create a sensational and exciting atmosphere. History and elegance make this attractive and lively city.

Thank Profilist
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the main square in Bologna and a must see. It holds the Saint Petronio Basilica and the Neptune statue as well as the Sala della Borsa. On and slightly off the piazza there a number of eateries and boutiques, so a nice opportunity to see and do a lot.

Thank Phillip M

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