Bologna is the lively and ancient capital of Emilia-Romagna, in Northern Italy.
It's a city of art, culture and commerce; it has almost 40km of arcades, the longest in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
It is called "Dotta" for its ancient university and "Grassa" for the gastronomy it offers.
It is home to many artists, such as Giorgio Morandi, Guido Reni and many others; it has often been mentioned by other people like Dante, Mozart...
WHAT TO SEE
-Piazza Maggiore, has medieval buildings, houses public life and various economic activities
-Palazzo D'Accusio, seat of the municipality, inside there is the modern Salaborsa multimedia library and the Roman archaeological excavations visible thanks to a transparent glass floor,
-Among the medieval towers of the city stand the two pendants of the Asinelli and the Garisenda.
-From the inner courtyard, you can access the Farnese Hall and the Municipal Art Collections and the Clock Tower.
-Alma Mater Studiorum, the oldest university in the West.
Along the streets and arcades, you can notice the canals dating back to the twelfth century, which can also be visited in the underground paths.
The city offers several museums and galleries, within which there is an invaluable cultural heritage, and religious buildings; such as the Complex of Santo Stefano; that of San Domenico and finally Santa Maria della Vita.
AT THE TABLE
Bologna presents several culinary specialties.
-"ragout alla Bolognese",
-Carthusian, are just some of the products that have made it famous in the world along with the mythical leaflets, whose cooking classes are attended by visitors from every continent.
- DOC wines from the hills of Bologna, including the typical Pignoletto.
Just outside the center is FICO, the park dedicated to the largest food in the world, to try the excellence of Italian food and wine