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- Piazza Maggiore
- Sant'Orsola Malpighi Hospital
- University of Bologna
- Via Indipendenza
- Ospedale Maggiore di Bologna
- Bellaria Hospital
- Stadio Renato Dall'Ara
- Ducati Museum
- Montagnola Park
- EuropAuditorium Theater
- Basilica Santo Stefano
- Fountain of Neptune
- Teatro Duse
- Gallery of Modern Art of Bologna
- Piazza VIII Agosto
- Margherita Gardens
- Porta San Felice
- Galleria Cavour Shopping Center
- Porta Lame
What you should know about Western Bologna
Western Bologna might be the more down to earth, ordinary half of the city, but it also includes some wonderful neighborhoods and a wealth of great accommodation. At Hotels.com, you can choose from all of the best places to stay in this part of Bologna. We have options for everyone, from families enjoying an Italian break to art lovers touring the galleries or experienced business travelers. Just search for the facilities you need, compare ratings, and read reviews that have been submitted by other visitors and you will find the ideal hotels in Western Bologna, Bologna. Hotels.com also includes handy extras such as location maps which show how close each hotel is to the major attractions. So book the right hotel today and enjoy this stunning city in the best possible accommodation. Early booking can also secure big discounts with our travel partners.
What's Western Bologna Like?
The Western half of Bologna possesses a huge variety of sights and attractions,. With the town's major rail station nearby, it is also the most convenient part of town to find accommodation. As you'd expect in a center of the Renaissance, art is a big part of Bologna's charm. Visit the Museum of Modern Art or the Musei Civici to learn all about the city's history. Tour the large number of smaller art galleries south of the Via Sant'Isaia, or wander into the center of town to the gorgeous Piazza Maggiore. See a Serie A soccer match at the Stadio Renata Dall'ara or relax in the beautiful surroundings of the Villa Spada, with its maze of hedgerows and elegant architecture. There is also a fascinating museum showcasing Bolognese tapestries throughout the ages. If that's not enough, hotels in Western Bologna, Bologna are also close to the city's great museums and religious buildings like the soaring Torre Asinelli.
Tips for Getting Along with Locals in Bologna
Bologna may be beautiful, cultured, and full of history, but it is also a laid back and unpretentious place to visit. If you can learn a few phrases of Italian, Hotels.com recommends giving them a try, as this will make the locals more enthusiastic to help you settle in. Cooking is a huge part of life in Bologna, and the locals will be keen to show you specialties like tortellini, Bologna sausage, and their famous ragu (although this is generally eaten with tagliatelli, not spaghetti). Bologna is also an automobile obsessed place. Check out the famous Motor Show (held in December) or see museums dedicated to legends like Lambourghini or Ferrari. Whatever you do, enjoy an Italian break with Hotels.com.