Piazza Maggiore (Bologna)
The Piazza Maggiore in Bologna marks the centre of the capital of the Emilia Romagna region. Apart from being one of the main public meeting places in the city, it houses a number of landmark buildings including the enormous Basilica di San Petronio.
Whereas the Basilica is situated along the southern section of the Piazza, the western edge is dominated by the Palazzo Comunale.
Completing the collection of landmark monuments around Piazza Maggiore is the 13th century Palazzo del Podestà with its impressive Renaissance facade.
Province: Metropolitan City of Bologna
Region: Emilia Romagna
Landmarks: Basilica di San Petronio, Palazzo del Podestà
Close by: Dozza, Imola, Vignola, Modena, Faenza, Brisighella
Recommended accommodation: Art Hotel Commercianti