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Palazzo Comunale

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Address: Piazza Maggiore 6, 40124 Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: +39 051 203111
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Mon - Thu 08:30 - 18:00
Fri 08:00 - 14:00

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Free on first Sunday of the month

A large and very unusual collection of pictures and furniture. Great views from many of the windows, the garden room is particularly restful.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Deal, United Kingdom
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Deal, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A large and very unusual collection of pictures and furniture. Great views from many of the windows, the garden room is particularly restful.

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Brisbane, Australia
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62 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a lovely afternoon wandering around about thirty different chocolate stalls. Free tasting and plenty to feed the eye as well as the tummy!

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beijing
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For us, this was the single most enjoyable art collection that we saw in Bologna. Some very interesting pictures displayed in beautiful rooms.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Bologna has no stately homes so this is one of the very few non-religious buildings with an impressive and colourful interior. Entry is free so it's well worth of visit.

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Thank OandA-London
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The outside is worth viewing but nothing inside to see. Very disappointing actually as it looks as if it should be spectacular.

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Thank JohnNSterling
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

There is no charge to visit the public rooms of this civic building. The courtyard is a quiet haven from the bustle of the main square. You can visit 4 or 5 rooms on first and second floor which are impressively decorated. It is not obvious where you should go but we just asked at reception on first floor. There... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Visited Palazzo Comunale today and was amazed by the treasures inside. Has expected a pleasant short visit, but we were there for 2 hours, great value for our euro5. The 'council' room is beautiful and the staircase 'ramps' a treat, but we were not expecting the huge, high quality art collection and the stunning room full of 'heraldic shields'. Visit... More 

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

If you don't feel like climbing the stairs up the tall tower, or tackling the longest arcade in Italy to San Luca, then you can get some great vistas from the open windows of the palazzo communale. The interiors are wonderful too. You can use a lift to get up to the second floor, or some very strange slopes with... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is the most crowded street in Bologna and mainly by tourists. Here you will find everything you need as a tourist: food (bistros, bars, ice-cream), clothes, magnets, nice architecture, churches etc. It's completely pedestrian on week-ends

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

The guard was really friendly, and acted as a guide, too, which was very nice. I really missed the air-conditioning though.

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