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Piazza Maggiore

Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
+39 051 231415
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“people watch” (73 reviews)
“open air cinema” (27 reviews)
“film festival” (23 reviews)
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Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
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+39 051 231415
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"people watch"
in 73 reviews
"open air cinema"
in 27 reviews
"film festival"
in 23 reviews
"beautiful square"
in 49 reviews
"neptune statue"
in 37 reviews
"main square"
in 31 reviews
"the heart of the city"
in 38 reviews
"san petronio"
in 37 reviews
"tourist office"
in 46 reviews
"tourist information"
in 20 reviews
"gelato"
in 35 reviews
"fountain"
in 134 reviews
"basilica"
in 151 reviews
"hub"
in 28 reviews
"enzo"
in 19 reviews
"architecture"
in 72 reviews
"tourists"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The open air cinema was set up in the square (which we watched one evening after dinner!). The views and buildings are very pleasant, it was a shame the fountain and some buildings were being renovated as we were there - but otherwise it was...More

Thank MattRaffan
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A major gathering place. During summer many shows. Very close to major scenic churches, palaces and museums.

Thank sandrodanilog
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is really a center landmark of the city along with the 2 towers (which are not far away at all). The buildings in the piazza are all worth a look at. The Basilica is not to be missed, of course. This Piazza is a...More

Thank Glynn G
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is more of a general review of Bologna city, I wanted to come here for a while as its been highly recommended for its food, architecture and general ambience. I booked a mon-fri deal with the hotel itnernazionale, which turned out to be superb...More

Thank Lovelock30
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely after all the narrow streets to see something spacious and fulls of life. Sadly, some parts under reconstruction.

Thank Creamy7777
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's beautiful, stunning architecture. The statue is rather spoiled by the tall metal fence that surrounds it. I understand it needs to be protected but ........... Lovely open square with arches down the side that are typical of the city. Worth a visit

Thank debbiedevil
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A brilliant place to have a quick stop for coffee admiring the stunning view of the church facade. Love it here ❤️❤️ and they have an open theatre at night ( I’m not sure they do it only during summer season)

Thank glmf2012
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great array of shops, bars, restaurants and right now an open air cinema in the evening. Great choice, beautiful historical Bologna.

Thank Virginia K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lot of people there and noice, when we were there reconstraction everywhere. But really nice city with everything

Thank Michaela H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved piazza Maggiore. They had an open air cinema there whilst we were there and we enjoyed the experience. First night it was Grease, which pulled in a very large crowd, it was buzzing that night. Second night was New York New York. Not...More

Thank pollenca
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Andher V
28 January 2018|
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Response from SBH62 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! Some of the streets are cobblestone but the main streets are paved or tiled so you should be ok. Enjoy!!
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iain p
25 September 2017|
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Response from AJJS1 | Reviewed this property |
I just saw the question. When we were there in August they suggested it would be ready around the end of October. I went onto to the bolognawelcome,com website today and you can book tours of the renovation works until Dec... More
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robert n
7 June 2015|
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Response from Perica S | Reviewed this property |
Take bus no.25 and will take u there.
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