Bologna is an important agricultural, industrial, financial and transport hub, where many large mechanical, electronic and food companies have their headquarters as well as one of the largest permanent trade fairs in Europe.
FICO Eataly World Bologna FICO, the world's largest agri-food park, opened in 2017 to equal parts cheering and sneering in a formerly dilapidated wholesale farmers' market 7km… Torre degli Asinelli Bologna Bologna's two leaning towers are the city's main symbol.
Piazza Maggiore 9,994 Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks 2023 Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano 5,244 Churches & Cathedrals 2023 Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell 9,018 Observation Decks & Towers, Points of Interest & Landmarks 2023
Located about halfway between Florence and Milan, Bologna is the capital of the Emilia-Romagna region in northern Italy. An old university city with lavish porticoed walkways and squares, fine historic buildings, and a storied medieval center, Bologna is well-known for its beauty.
Bologna is the capital of the Emilia-Romagna region in northern Italy. It’s located between Florence (to the south) and Venice (to the north) and is easily accessible by train. Towards the end of this post, I share a map and details on how to get to Bologna from major cities in Italy. Back to Contents What is Bologna Known For?
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