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Bologna: City History Guided Walking Tour - Private tour
141 USD
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Discover the history of Bologna on this guided walking tour. Listen as your local guide reveals the history of the city through significant sights like the Archiginnasio and Galvani Square.
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Travel back in time as you explore the history of Bologna on this guided walking tour. View attractions like Bologna University and the tombs of Glossatori. Stroll through squares like Palazzo della Mercanzia, Palazzo Poggi, and Verdi square. Be greeted by your guide and begin your walking tour through the city. Hear about the thousand-year-old history of the Studium. See the monumental tombs of Glossatori and see the oldest university in continuous operation in the world at Bologna University. Stroll the birthplace of Guglielmo Marconi, who was awarded with a Nobel Prize and was the father of the radio communication. Stop outside the Archiginnasio building which hosts the world's biggest coat of arms collection. View a monument to the scientist Luigi Galvani in Galvani Square. Pass through the of the Palazzo della Mercanzia where you can admire the Romanesque-Lombard style of the Loggia dei Mercanti.  Continue to Palazzo Poggi square. Finish your tour in Giuseppe Verdi square where you can see the Municipal Theatre and the Basilica of San Giacomo Maggiore.  Join this easy and relaxing guided walk to quickly retrace the history of the academic development of the city. Please note, total duration of the activity is between 2 and 2.5 hours