Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda.
During the time of the Italian communes of the Middle Ages, the richest families and most powerful delivered a competition materialized by these large towers that it was necessary to have larger than the other.
From the about 200 towers that were built, it remains only few.
The two towers of Bologna lean since their construction.
The Torre Asinelli tower is 97m high, the 500 steps which lead to the top give more value to the superb sight on the roofs of Bologna.
Piazza di porta Ravegnana
Fontana di Nettuno
Built in 1566, the bronze statues of the fountain are remarkable.
Streets of Bologna
Streets and boulevard in arcades, typical of Bologna
The gantries in arcades are very numerous in Bologna, with more than 38 km in the historical centre, among its the longest in the world, the Gantry of San Luca, on 3.500 m for 666 arches.
Churches of Bologna
Beside the most beautiful churches of Bologna (San Petronio, Saint-Stephan, San Giacomo Maggiore, Holy Dominique), here are some among d' others.
Relique de la croix
The Piazza Maggiore square is in the middle of the Bologna old town, bordered by the church San Petronio, the Palazzo del podesta palate, and the fountain of Neptune.
Palazzo del podesta palate (XIIIth)
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