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Palazzo Comunale

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Address: Piazza Maggiore 6, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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+39 051 203111
08:30 - 18:00
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Mon - Thu 08:30 - 18:00
Fri 08:00 - 14:00

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Very interesting communal space

Wandered through here and saw some exhibits of local children's artwork, but couldn't fail to pay attention to the amazing architecture here. Completely free and worth a visit.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Michael K
New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wandered through here and saw some exhibits of local children's artwork, but couldn't fail to pay attention to the amazing architecture here. Completely free and worth a visit.

Thank Michael K
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Very nice place to visit. I recommend minimum of 2 days to visit Bologna. It's very nice to walk in the old part of the city.

Thank Mário B
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131 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Like a tardis the art gallery you pay for is large - a lot of rooms and great views over the piazza. A lot of really good paintings and plenty of room to move as I dont think many think to visit. You feel part of the old Bologna here . There is a lift and grand steep wide staircase... More 

Thank zorrothecat
Manaus, AM
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135 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

From the centre of the Piazza, one can sight many of Bologna's historic buildings and attractions, such as the Library, Neptune, and others!

Thank Ramesh27
Deal, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

A large and very unusual collection of pictures and furniture. Great views from many of the windows, the garden room is particularly restful.

Thank Dealight
Brisbane, Australia
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Spent a lovely afternoon wandering around about thirty different chocolate stalls. Free tasting and plenty to feed the eye as well as the tummy!

Thank 12rocklily
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54 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

For us, this was the single most enjoyable art collection that we saw in Bologna. Some very interesting pictures displayed in beautiful rooms.

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London, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Bologna has no stately homes so this is one of the very few non-religious buildings with an impressive and colourful interior. Entry is free so it's well worth of visit.

Thank OandA-London
London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The outside is worth viewing but nothing inside to see. Very disappointing actually as it looks as if it should be spectacular.

Thank JohnNSterling
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138 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

There is no charge to visit the public rooms of this civic building. The courtyard is a quiet haven from the bustle of the main square. You can visit 4 or 5 rooms on first and second floor which are impressively decorated. It is not obvious where you should go but we just asked at reception on first floor. There... More 

Thank priestfield

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