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By Traveller May 12, 2017
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By Rotem Traveller May 12, 2017

We have a day or two to be in Bologna, hope someone can tell us what's the most important places to see in this city❤

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Go to S. Michele in Bosco (by bus 30, red city bus for tourists or walking, very easy to reach, much more easier than S. Luca), for the best view of Bologna historical Centre.
Local Ambassador August 3, 2017
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Hi Rotem,
the all historical center it's worth to visit, you can decide to climb the Torre degli Asinelli or visit some of the museums. There is a very fascinating one, recently opened:
LA MACCHINA DEL TEMPO
THE FIRST VIRTUAL TOUR THROUGH BOLOGNA'S MIDDLE AGES
From: 8/04/2017 - To: 7/01/2018
PALAZZO PEPOLI. MUSEO DELLA STORIA DI BOLOGNA
via Castiglione 8 - 40124 Bologna (BO)
Phone +39 051 19936343
If you like to experience the city like a local check this website for some very local experiences www.likelocalsinitaly.com
Local May 12, 2017
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Il monastero di San Luca is absolutely worth it! It's a monastery on top of a hill. The trek is about 4 km, but it's not too difficult and the view at the top is absolutely stunning. One of my favorite things to do here. For some amazing pasta, "sfoglia Rina" on via Castiglione is some of the best pasta I've ever had. It opens for lunch at 11:30, and usually there's a pretty long line for lunch starting around 12:15/30, so get there on the earlier side. La Pinacoteca Nazionale is a museum that's filled with stunning artwork from the city since the medieval period, and has some works by Giotto and even one by Raphael. Definitely worth a look! One other must-do is to get a "tagliere", a traditional meat platter off of one of the side streets on piazza maggiore. If you're looking at the basilica, the best streets to go will be on your left. It's usually bustling with people who are sitting at outdoor tables enjoying some food and wine. Enjoy!
Local May 12, 2017
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Hello Rotem!

Here are some tips on things you could do if you only had a day and you wanted to live Bologna like a local http://blog.cityunscripted.com/a-day-in-bologna-top-10-local-things-to-do
Local May 12, 2017
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Hi!
This is just a brief summary of what you shouldn't miss in Bologna:

Neptune Fountain which is considered one of the most elegant Renaissance fountains in Italy.

St. Petronio Basilica with its treasures is one of the largest Christian churches in the world and the biggest Gothic building entirely built in terracotta briques.

Archiginnasio Palace, first permanent seat of the oldest University in the world, famous for its frescoed walls and its Anatomic Theatre.

The Two Towers known as the Kissing Leaning Towers. Considered one of the symbols of the city the Asinelli Tower is the tallest preserved medieval tower in Italy and the Garisenda known since Dante Alighieri’s time for its unintended tilt.

St. Stephens Square, the most elegant and fascinating and romantic square in Bologna with its Romanesque complex.

The Quadrilatero - Food Market with its colorful stalls and shops.

Fore more info www.amazing-italy.com
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Local May 12, 2017
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