Best places in Bologna

Discover the best places in Bologna, curated using our unique algorithm blending 'Top Rated' and 'Most Reviewed' establishments. Uncover the city's gems and must-visit locales for an unforgettable experience. Please note that certain places categories are intentionally excluded to ensure a refined selection. Ratings are based from 1.8K places in the city.

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della Rocca gioielli Boutique Vendita Riparazione Orologi image
della Rocca gioielli Boutique Vendita Riparazione Orologi
Watch store
Upscale boutique since 1989 offering vintage watches & fine jewelry along with appraisals & repairs.
5.00 (1.7K reviews)
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Mò Mortadella Lab
Tiny, popular deli for mortadella-based sandwiches with gourmet cheese & veggie add-ons.
$ $$$
4.90 (3.3K reviews)
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Piazza Santo Stefano
Tourist attraction
Open public area with historic palaces & cultural events leading to the Seven Churches complex.
4.80 (9.4K reviews)
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Art gallery with exhibitions & talks exploring the interface between photography & technology.
4.80 (5.2K reviews)
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Pizzeria Nettuno - Bologna
Pizza restaurant
👍👍 He is pizza maestro. We had a Piccantina pizza as recommended, and it was best pizza which we've tried in Italy!! The dough was a bit crispy, and all ingredients were well harmonized. The owner was very nice and kind. We strongly recommend this place.
$ $$$
4.90 (671 reviews)
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Basilica santuario Santo Stefano - Complesso delle sette chiese
Cluster of chapels, crypts & vaults built over centuries, displaying remains of medieval frescoes.
4.80 (1.5K reviews)
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Museum for the Memory of Ustica
History museum
Museum with recovered airplane parts & objects from an unsolved crash that occurred in 1980.
4.80 (1.1K reviews)
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Piazza Maggiore
City's main square lined with Medieval & Renaissance buildings, lines with cafes & street musicians.
4.70 (73.8K reviews)
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Two Towers
Tourist attraction
Landmark symbols of the city built by noble families in the 12th century, offering city views.
4.70 (30.5K reviews)
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Aroma Specialty Coffees
👍👍 This place has great coffee and the barista is very friendly. We tried some Capuccino with the Aroma Blend and Caffe alla Zabaione, which was a new experience. I do recommend giving it a try as it is something traditional here. It has an espresso shot, Marsala wine reduction and eggnog custard. It'...
$$ $$
4.80 (822 reviews)
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Santuario Madonna di San Luca
Hilltop, baroque-style Roman Catholic sanctuary church, dedicated to the Virgin Mary, with a cupola.
4.70 (9.9K reviews)
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I Panini di Mirò
Sandwich shop
😠 Update: the response I received from the restaurant would make me give zero stars if I could. The owner messaged me, not really apologizing, but demanding I remove the review. Apparently only “some people” can pay after, from what I read/understood? Interesting. They did offer me to come, explain...
$ $$$
4.80 (734 reviews)
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Fontana del Nettuno
Historical landmark
Spurting mermaids surrounding a vast 16th-century fountain topped with the bronze figure of Neptune.
4.70 (4.4K reviews)
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Basilica of San Domenico
Prominent historic basilica with a Romanesque facade, many paintings & Saint Dominic's remains.
4.70 (3.3K reviews)
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Cremeria Santo Stefano
Ice cream shop
Artisanal ice cream, plus macarons, cakes, chocolates & jam, at a charming gelateria & patisserie.
$$ $$
4.70 (3.1K reviews)
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Devotional Portico of St. Luke
Tourist attraction
👍👍 We drove to Sanctuary of the Madonna di San Luca by car. The road is one way, so you have to return on another road, which is also one way. Only then do you see that the sanctuary has a footpath that is fully covered, allowing access in all weathers. The path is sometimes in the form of stairs, some...
4.80 (627 reviews)
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Villa Ghigi
Lush green space offering tranquil, tree-lined trails & views of Bologna & the countryside.
4.70 (2K reviews)
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Delizioso Food
Fast food restaurant
Laid-back Middle Eastern comfort food restaurant offering shawarmas, sandwiches & hummus.
4.90 (326 reviews)
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Salumeria Simoni Laboratorio
👍👍 Highly recommend. The mortadella is amazing wether you order a panini or a charcuterie board. They have menus in english and the staff is is super friendly. The highlights are the mortadella 360, the tortellino di pane, and their squaquerone cheese. If you cant decide, and want to try a bit of all...
4.70 (1.3K reviews)
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Biblioteca Comunale dell'Archiginnasio
Library & anatomical theater in a 16th-century building with frescoes & an array of coats of arms.
4.70 (1.2K reviews)
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