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In the city of Bologna the architecture is so beautiful! And this is another one: Porta Galliera. A... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Nice year old City Gate

This city gate is just across the road from Bologna Centrale Station and is under 2-3 mins' walk... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2017
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed July 14, 2018

Porta Galliera is located in the north of the historic center of Bologna, next to the central railway station and not far from the old Via Galliera (Galliera street). You won't miss it if you walk from the railway station to the center. Porta Galliera...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

In the city of Bologna the architecture is so beautiful! And this is another one: Porta Galliera. A small “Porta” with a big history.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

This city gate is just across the road from Bologna Centrale Station and is under 2-3 mins' walk. Very well maintained and good for a quick visit and photo stop.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed May 27, 2017

Since this structure is so close to the train station, you shouldn't miss seeing it and making it the beginning your Bologna experience. It is also near the main drag of Via Independza. It is a couple of hundred years old after its latest restoration...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank Stan W
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

It is a nice place, with ruins, if you have to wait your train it is almost in front of the station.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Leto30grados
Reviewed June 3, 2016

Porta Galliera was one of the gates in the third and outer ancient city walls of Bologna, as Bologna grew over the centuries new city walls were erected to accommodate the expanding city. The original gate was built in the thirteenth century, but was rebuilt...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank kpiddy
Reviewed August 29, 2015

When you come from the railway station and want to go into the city, it is still today the gate to the Via Indenpendenza, to the Old city. It is very nicely renovated

Date of experience: August 2015
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