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Cimitero Monumentale della Certosa - Things to Know Before Visiting

Via della Certosa, 18, 40134 Bologna BO, Italy

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About Cimitero Monumentale della Certosa

The monumental cemetery of the Certosa di Bologna is located just outside the circle of the city walls , near the Renato Dall'Ara stadium , at the foot of the Guardia hill where the sanctuary of the Madonna di San Luca is located . The municipal cemetery was established in 1801 by reusing the pre-existing structures of the Certosa di San Girolamo di Casara , founded in the mid-fourteenth century, suppressed in 1797 by Napoleon , and of which the Church of San Girolamo is still in operation.

Attractions Near Cimitero Monumentale della Certosa

MAMbo - Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna
MAMbo - Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna2.4km from Cimitero Monumentale della Certosa

The Museum of Modern Art of Bologna is one of the main Italian museums of modern and contemporary art. It is the seat of the Bologna Musei Institution, oriented towards contemporary artistic research. It houses both permanent collections and temporary exhibitions. Inside there is a library, a bookshop, and a bar/restaurant.

Palazzo d'Accursio
Palazzo d'Accursio2.81km from Cimitero Monumentale della Certosa

The Palazzo d'Accursio , also called Town Hall [1] (in Bolognese dialect PALAZ without the article) is a building that overlooks the Piazza Maggiore and is currently home to the City Hall of Bologna. Today's palace is a collection of buildings that have been united over the centuries. The original nucleus, purchased by the Municipality at the end of the 13th century, included the home of Accursio , a jurist and teacher of law in the Bologna studio.

Biblioteca Salaborsa
Biblioteca Salaborsa2.82km from Cimitero Monumentale della Certosa

The Salaborsa Library was inaugurated in 2001 inside Palazzo d'Accursio, the historic seat of the Municipality of Bologna. It overlooks Piazza Nettuno and via Ugo Bassi. Visitors to the library are able to see an archaeological site through the crystal floor in the center of the library. The ancient ruins are also accessible from the basement floor, where there is information about them.

Fountain of Neptune Bologna
Fountain of Neptune Bologna2.85km from Cimitero Monumentale della Certosa

The fountain of Neptune, nicknamed al Żigànt in dialect by the Bolognese because of the size of the statue of Neptune, is located in Bologna in Piazza del Nettuno. The over-life-size bronze figure of the god Neptune was completed and fixed in place around 1567. The statue was an early design by Giambologna, who had submitted a model for the Fountain of Neptune in Florence but had lost the commission to Baccio Bandinelli.

Palazzo Re Enzo
Palazzo Re Enzo2.87km from Cimitero Monumentale della Certosa

The Re Enzo Palace is a historic building in Bologna dating from the thirteenth century. It was built between 1244 and 1246 at the behest of the podestà Filippo Ugoni as an extension of the municipal buildings of the Palazzo del Podestà and for this reason, called Palatium Novum, but its historical events have made it always linked to the figure of King Enzo of Sardinia.

Piazza Maggiore
Piazza Maggiore2.88km from Cimitero Monumentale della Certosa

Piazza Maggiore is the main square of Bologna, measuring 115 meters in length and 60 meters in width, and surrounded by the most important buildings of the medieval city. The oldest building facing the square is the Palazzo del Podestà, which closes the square to the north; it dates back to the 13th century and is surmounted by the Torre dell'Arengo, which by ringing its bell called the people to gather. The Palazzo Re Enzo was soon added to this, under which the cross vault of a pedestrian cro

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