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Reviewed 2 days ago

The organized tour gave me the opportunity to visit one of the oldest university buildings in Europe. The highlight of the tour were some old meeting rooms and lecture room covered with plaques of the students and the gem of the tour is the first...More

Thank Dudy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second oldest university in Italy. The new buildings are located outside the old town. In the old town you will find the old university buildings. Take a guided tour to see the upper floors.

Thank ProfessorTravell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were so lucky to arrive just in time to join an English speaking tour with a fantastic guide. She was so clearly passionate about the history of the university. I never knew it was such an amazing place...could not believe we were actually standing...More

Thank coffeedeli
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where you go, where you look ia art, culture and history. Bikes and dogs, nice people and good food. Old house attached to old house, near an other old house. Each one tell it’s own story, if you listen, by how she looks like, by...More

Thank Amanwithahat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Joining the English speaking tour, we hoped to discover more about this historic university. We only saw a few points of interest, including the anatomical theatre, but the guide was seemingly bored by the occasion and her spoken English was mostly unintelligible. The tour was...More

Thank Liz P
Reviewed August 8, 2018

In a city where everything shuts from 1pm to 4pm in July because of the oppressive heat, one would think that the university and museum employees could synchronize their schedules with the rest of the Italy and at least stay open until 7pm (while resting...More

Thank chiming j
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

The best way to enjoy the University is on a tour. These tours fill up quickly, and the tour guide is also the cashier— which can make for a bit of chaos, since when she finishes one tour, she has to scoot behind the counter...More

Thank Virgina C
Reviewed July 28, 2018

The "teatro anatomico" of the University (where they dissected corpses to teach anatomy) is very very small and in order to see it you have to sit and listen to an extremely long and boring speech first. Not worth it.

Thank Fenugreek12
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I was delighted to see the interior of the university, which still retains many of its Medieval trappings. For example, the coats of arms of students who attended adorn the vaulted ceiling of the central courtyard. The anatomy lecture hall is amazing to see. I...More

Thank GalFromNY10
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Had a guided tour of Bo University, and was very impressed with the second-oldest university in the world boasting the first female graduate, and Galileo and Copernicus as teachers. The anatomy theatre was amazing.

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