Palazzo d'Accursio

The complex of buildings also hosts the Town Hall.


From Via Piella. The water flows almost entirely underground through Bologna. A pity.
Palazzo Communale Finestrella


A majority of sidewalks are porticoes, good for rainy weather.

Via S. Vitale Via Zamboni
Porticoes Porticoes

Cathedral San Pietro

The seat of the Archbishop of Bologna.

San Pietro San Pietro

Santi Gregorio e Siro

Just one of the many more churches in central Bologna.

Santuario della Beata Vergine di San Luca

This basilica resides outside of town on a hill.
Santi Gregorio e Siro San Luca

Santuario della Beata Vergine di San Luca

The church was built in 1723.

San Luca San Luca

Salita di San Luca

A seemingly endless stairway covered by arcades leads up the hill to San Luca.


The center of Bologna seen from somewhere up on the Salita.
Salita di San Luca from Salita di San Luca

Porta Saragozza

The southwestern gate of the city wall.

Porta San Donato

One of the gates in the eastern wall.
Porta Saragozza Porta San Donato

Due Torri

These two leaning towers are the symbol of the city.


With a height of 97 m and dated back to the 12th century.
Due Torri Asinelli

Between Torri

A statue next to the towers.


A monument found in nearly every Italian city.
On Piazza di Porta Ravegnana Garibaldi


A lecture room of the oldest university in the world.

Anatomical Theatre

Located in the Archiginnasio and built in 1636.
University Anatomical Theatre

Via San Vitale

The street ends at the Porta San Vitale of the eastern wall.


A tomb (of Rolandino 'de Passeggeri) next to the Basilica di San Domenico.
Porta San Vitale Basilica di San Domenico