Towers of Bologna - A group of medieval structures in Bologna, Italy, built between the 12th and 13th centuries. The two most prominent ones, called the TWO TOWERS, are the landmark of the city. The heights of the these two are: the Asinelli Tower 318 feet, and the Garisenda Tower 157 feet (it was lowered from 197 feet in the 14th century). Both towers are leaning.

The two towers of Bologna, Italy. In the & centuries, hundreds of these towers were built in various parts of Italy. The city of Bologna had up to however, now fewer than 20 remain. And we thought skyscrapers were a century invention.

La Basilica di San Petronio, Bologna, Italia

Italy Travel Inspiration - San Petronio Basilica, Bologna, province of Bologna, Emilia Romagna region Italy

Bologna

Bologna -- great historical city to visit with fantastic local cuisine! Best bolognese ever!

"The 53 kilometres of porticoes have protected the Bolognesi from the elements for over 1000 years; sometimes known as the city’s umbrellas locals are happy to walk out in the rain sure in the knowledge that they can arrive at their destination without getting wet"

Bologna - The Red, The Fat and The Learned. Not only pretty and lots of great porticos, but a gastronomical dream. I gained some serious weight here!

The Atti Market on Via Drapperie [Bologna], which as been in the same family for five generations

A tasty slice of Bologna

The Atti Market on Via Drapperie [Bologna], Italy ~ store that has been in the same family for five generations

Santo Stefano, Bologna, Italy

The ancient Santo Sepolcro, part of the basilica of Santo Stefano in Bologna, Italy.

The church of Spirito Santo in Bologna, Italy

The church of Spirito Santo in Bologna, Italy -- My daughter's home for a year was Bologna.

University of Bologna, founded in 1088 and is still one of the World's Most Beautiful Universities

Italy - Emilia Romagna Region - Bologna - Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna, founded in 1088 and is still one of the World's Most Beautiful Universities

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