Biblioteca Comunale dell'Archiginnasio - Things To Do in Bologna - LikeALocal Guide

Ancient source of

Biblioteca Comunale dell'Archiginnasio

Save to list
Review Photos Comments Contacts

Why locals love it

The official founding date of the University of Bologna is 1088, but actually the building of Archiginnasio (1563) was built to put together many different premises. The library inside the building is one of the greatest historical libraries in the world, with codes, manuscripts, ancient books.

Why you should visit it

A fascinating building, where you can smell the ancient greatness of Bologna's University. These rooms were for many centuries a real forge of culture and science, which contributed the progress of humanity. The cloister is surrounded by thousands of escutcheons of ancient scholars and professors.

Special tip

On the first floor, with just 3 euros, you can visit the "Dissecting Room". In this room, the corpses were dissected during the anatomy lessons.

Have a comment or question?

Photo author: Author:
Source URL: URL:

1 Comment

A must see
efisio roberto
April 17, 2019

Top 4 Tours & Experiences in Bologna

Popular Tours & Tips in Bologna

Sight in Bologna
26 Sights
Restaurant in Bologna
31 Restaurants
Cafe in Bologna
15 Cafes
Bar in Bologna
16 Bars
Shop in Bologna
16 Shops
Tour in Bologna
5 Tours
Live tips.
In your pocket.
Locals' favourite cafes, restaurants, bars and sights in your mobile. 100% offline.