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Palazzo Comunale

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Beautiful art exhibition

I was very impressed by the style and the architecture of the Palazzo Comunale, beautiful on the... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2018
Madeline_K
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Lovely Palace!

Palazzo d'Accursio (or Palazzo Comunale) is located on the Piazza Maggiore. Most visitors skip... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2018
lpMaggi713
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed July 21, 2018

I was very impressed by the style and the architecture of the Palazzo Comunale, beautiful on the outside and surprising on the inside. The painted ceilings, the wide staircase, where the carriages would ascend and the internal courtyard were some of the favorites.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Madeline_K
Reviewed June 22, 2018

Palazzo d'Accursio (or Palazzo Comunale) is located on the Piazza Maggiore. Most visitors skip this one and so miss an important piece of the history of Bologna, as this building has been the seat of the city’s political power since the Middle Ages. The palace...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank lpMaggi713
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Entrance in to the building is free and you can explore several rooms but much of it is offlimits as it is a working town hall. There is a fee for the gallery but it was free with our museum pass. Quite a good collection...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Located at the main square, the building, from what I understand, is a town hall. I didn't have time to go in during my March visit, but the exterior is really fine and from what I have seen in the brochure, the interior may be...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ravalus
Reviewed February 27, 2018

Calm, pleasant, with a great atmosphere... felt very safe and we enjoyed all our nights in and around it, including the film festival ... free films outdoors for 6 weeks !

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed January 6, 2018

A pretty building but make sure you go in to see the wide staircase where horses with chariots could get up to the upper floor in the past. It is now some kind of museum.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank tinkle_24
Reviewed December 30, 2017

Another great tourist site in Bologna - well worth a visit and to go inside the huge cathedral that looks 'unfinished' on the outside - half marble and the remained in bricks - supposedly so as not to outshine the Vatican in Rome. Very impressive...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 18, 2017

A very interesting building. A fascinating story about the statue on the outside which has been various people over a period of time.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank David C
Reviewed November 6, 2017

You can't really miss this building as it towers over the Piazza Maggiore with the bronze statue of Pope Gregory XIII above the main portal of the palace. When you wander through the arches (on the left side of the facade) and into the central...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank CalBristol
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting building, free art exhibition was inside. Loved the internal staircase. Beautiful building

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank deebeeLincsUk
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