Bologna: City of Music

Bologna is a city closely linked to music, thanks to the artists who have lived there, to the institutions and the collections it hosts. Come with us to discover them all! Music in Bologna: an ancient tradition Since ancient times, music has always been an absolute protagonist in Bologna. It is enough to think of […]

A Trip to the Ancient Jewish Ghetto of Bologna

Do you want to discover the history and curiosities of the Jewish ghetto of Bologna? Keep reading our article! How was the Jewish ghetto born? The Jewish ghetto of Bologna was born in the XVI century, around 1555 a.d., following the papal bull issued by Pope Paul IV which established the provision of a delimited […]

The Botanical Garden of Bologna: one of the Oldest Gardens in Europe

Did you know that Bologna houses one of the oldest gardens in Europe? Discover with us the history of the botanical garden and where it is located! The botanical garden The botanical garden of Bologna was born in the XVI century with a mainly didactic function; today it is the fourth oldest garden in Europe, […]

The porticoes of Bologna: a UNESCO World Heritage

Do you know that the porticoes of Bologna are nominated to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site? Find out their history and their characteristics! The history of the porticoes In the Middle Ages, the increase of the population due to the affirmation of the University of Bologna (check the article Bologna: the oldest University of […]

The Sanctuary of the Madonna of San Luca between sacred and legend

Do you want to know the history and curiosities about the Sanctuary of the Madonna of San Luca? Then you are in the right place, come with us to discover it!  The legend of the Sanctuary of the Madonna of San Luca The Sanctuary of the Madonna of San Luca is located on the Colle […]

The Salaborsa Library and its incredible uses over the time

Do you want to know everything about the Salaborsa Library in Bologna? Come with us to discover its incredible uses over the time! The history of the Salaborsa Library Located inside the Palazzo d’Accursio, the historical seat of the Municipality of Bologna, the Salaborsa Library overlooks Piazza del Nettuno and St. Ugo Bassi, just behind […]

A Journey Through the Seven Secrets of Bologna

Bologna is known for its hidden treasures: discover with us the Seven Secrets of Bologna! Which are the Seven Secrets of Bologna? Bologna is a vibrant and eclectic city in which you can discover lots of areas covered by a halo of mystery.  The Seven Secrets of Bologna are a fascinating attraction you cannot miss […]