Bologna travel guide, vacation in Bologna, holiday in Bologna, tour of Bologna, tourism Bologna, booking hotel in Bologna, rent a car Bologna, fly to Bologna, Incoming Bologna, Wedding in Bologna, Weather Bologna, Images Bologna
» Home » Italy travel guide » Emilia Romagna » Bologna » Piazza Maggiore - Bologna Accommodation - Bologna Hotel language:
IT  EN  DE  FR  ES  NL
Travel guide Bologna vacation in Bologna holiday in Bologna tourism BolognaBooking Hotel Bologna Farm holiday Bologna rental houses Bologna rent a home Bologna camping Bologna real estate Italy travel Guide tourism hotel camping farm holiday beauty farm resort
See more:
The two Towers
Symbol of Bologna, these two "twin" towers (both leaning) are placed in the point where t ...

Piazza Maggiore
Piazza Maggiore is the main public square of Bologna, where the most important buildings o ...

Fair of Bologna
The Fair of Bologna stretches on an area of 375.000 m², with indoor and external parts; th ...

« index Bologna

Piazza Maggiore

Piazza Maggiore is the main public square of Bologna, where the most important buildings of the medieval city are located.

The area that now we know as Piazza Maggiore developed in the 13th century, when the people of Bologna felt the need to have a space for the market, but it was only in the 15th century that thePiazza assumed the current shapes.
Among the buildings that surround Piazza Maggiore we remember the Palace of the Podestà, to north, that is the most ancient palace because it dates back to 1201; it is adorned by the Torre dell'Arengo, that ringing its bell called the people. To this building was later added Palazzo Re Enzo. The public square is closed to the west by the Palace d'Accursio, a monumental architectonic complex of the 14th century, currently seat of the Municipality of Bologna, the Communal Collections of Art and of the Morandi Museum, while to south there is the evocative unfinished facade of the Basilica of San Petronio, an example of Italian Gothic style, begun in 1390 and never completed.

Its dimensions and the beautiful frame of historical buildings made Piazza Maggiore the ideal place for public manifestations and shows.

... more images of Bologna



« Index Bologna
Hotel Bologna
Hotel Bologna
The best Hotel in Bologna to booking on-line
Images Bologna
Immagini Bologna
Images and landscape of Bologna
» Images » Map » Weather

The best accommodations:

Bologna hotel resort B&B spa beauty center swimming pool Bologna camping bungalows camper tend swimming pool Bologna farm holiday countriside swimming pool Bologna turistic villages and residence swimming pool Bologna Villas swimming pool rental Houses vacations Bologna apartaments for rent and B&B Bologna B&B rental rooms
Best Western Hotel San Donato * * * * Bologna Best Western Hotel San Donato * * * * Bologna
At Best Western Hotel San Donato, you will enjoy staying in the heart of Bologna where the city’s most important monuments are all within a 500 metre radius. Discover the amazing views of Bologna’s typical terracotta roofs and 2 medieval towers from the hotel’s roof-top terrace and American bar. ...

WWW / BOOKING
Hotel Tre Vecchi * * * * Bologna Hotel Tre Vecchi * * * * Bologna
Under a characteristic portico, in an antique building of the main street of Bologna, you will find the Hotel Tre Vecchi. The name dates back at least 100 years to when the hotel and restaurant was entitled "Tre Vecchi" or rather "Three Old Men", believed to have been run by 3 old men. The hotel ...

WWW / BOOKING
Best Western Hotel Maggiore * * * Bologna Best Western Hotel Maggiore * * * Bologna
This friendly hotel is set at the foot of San Luca Hill, just 3 kilometres from Guglielmo Marconi Airport. Take one of the free bikes for a ride around Bologna. Best Western Hotel Maggiore offers a personalised service and comfortable accommodation. Your room is complete with free Wi-Fi. The ...

WWW / BOOKING
  » all Hotel in Bologna
» all Campings in Bologna
» all Farm Holidays in Bologna
» all Touristic Villages / Residences in Bologna
» all Villas / Rental Houses in Bologna
» all Rental Apartments for vacations in Bologna
» all B&B / Rental Rooms in Bologna