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Università di Bologna

  • Via Zamboni 33 Map It
  • University area
  • Educational Institution

Updated 04/11/2014

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Take a stroll through the streets of the university area: a jumble of buildings, some dating as far back as the 15th century and most to the 17th and 18th. The neighborhood, as befits a college town, is full of bookshops, coffee bars, and inexpensive restaurants. None of them are particularly distinguished, but they're all characteristic of student life in the city. Try eating at the mensa universitaria (cafeteria) if you want to strike up a conversation with local

students (most speak English). Political slogans and sentiments are scrawled on walls all around the university and tend to be ferociously leftist, sometimes juvenile, and often entertaining. Among the university museums, the most interesting is the Museo di Palazzo Poggi, which displays scientific instruments plus paleontological, botanical, and university-related artifacts.

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Sight Information

Address:

Via Zamboni 33, Bologna, 40122, Italy

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Phone:

051-2099610

Sight Details:

  • €3
  • Tues.–Fri. 10–1 and 2–4, weekends 10:30–1:30 and 2:30–5:30

Updated 04/11/2014

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