What to see in Italy
Tourist attractions Bologna
Bologna, a city located in northern Italy, boasts the second largest medieval old town after Venice. It has been a hub of cultural significance since Roman times, and its university is the oldest in the Western world. Numerous notable figures including Dante Alighieri, Petrarch, Thomas Becket, Erasmus, and Nicolaus Copernicus studied there.
The Two Towers is the most famous landmark of Bologna, with the tallest tower standing at 98 meters high, providing breathtaking views of Verona, the Dolomites, and the Apennines. The Piazza del Nettuno and the Piazza Maggiore are also must-see spots, as well as the grand Basilica di San Petronio, the San Francisco church, and the indispensable National Pinacoteca.