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Address: Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
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A vibrant town square

This is a historical place with lots of life!at the centre of the city,the medieval architecture and and surrounding streets will never disappoint a soul!!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Bengaluru, India
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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a historical place with lots of life!at the centre of the city,the medieval architecture and and surrounding streets will never disappoint a soul!!

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Irvine, California, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Unfortunately, the Nettune fountain was undergoing renovation. What a fabulous square, Bologna is a beautiful city. Especially enjoyed the 'burning of old man 2016' on the square!

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A big place with monumental buildings, a generous palace...After they visited the beautiful city of Bologna,the tourists stop on San Petronio basilica stairs and watch all this beautiful architectural ensemble. The statue of Neptune dominates its center.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had trouble finding the tourist office but it is in the main square! If you use the Welcome Card - good value, it is worth using the included walk/tour.

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Malvern, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Large piazza in the centre of the city full of locals and tourists-the imposing Neptune's Fountain (being renovated at time of visit) is just one of many many historic masterpieces to enjoy including the Basilica of San Petronius

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the "Capodanno 2017" at the Piazza Maggiore and it was a wonderful experience. The square was crowded by people of all ages. At midnight a huge puppet soldier “L’Ussaro” was set on fire. The only negative thing was that the big clock on the tower was 2 minutes late so if you paid attention to the clock you... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent place to hangout with friends and visit the little places for a good coffee or dinner or just chill out

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always something happening in the piazza. Keep an eye out for events and listings. Many shops and museums here too!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there around 8 pm on Saturday. so many people waking around...... we can feel holiday atmosphere there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The famous Neptune statue is under renovation. We didn't even know we missed it until we looked at map and realized the big covered part was it just after the Christmas tree. The rest of the square is huge with Basilica on one side. New Years eve there are DJ's playing, lights and the Burning Man at midnight. Note -... More 

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