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Parco della Montagnola

Via Irnerio, 2/3, 40126 Bologna BO, Italy

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About Parco della Montagnola

The Montagnola garden is one of the oldest and most central green areas in the city of Bologna, which opened for the first time in the 17th century.  In the garden of the Montagnola the bodies of Luigi Zamboni and Giovanni Battista De Rolandis were solemnly buried on the direct order of Napoleon, who in 1794 led an attempted revolt to Bologna during which Italian tricolor cockades were used; in 1799, with the arrival of the Austrians, the bodies were dispersed.



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Via dell'Indipendenza0.45km from Parco della Montagnola

Via dell'Indipendenza, commonly called Via Indipendenza, is a street in the historic center of Bologna that leads from Piazza Maggiore to Bologna Centrale station, marking the border between the districts of Porto-Saragozza and Santo Stefano in the city of Bologna.  Today, Via Indipendenza is considered the main shopping area of ​​the Emilian-Romagna capital, also crossing the Cathedral of San Pietro, the Arena del Sole, and Piazza VIII Agosto.

Torre Prendiparte o Torre Coronata0.75km from Parco della Montagnola

The Torre del Prendiparte is one of the approximately 20 noble towers still existing in the historic center of the city of Bologna.  Erected in the second half of the 12th century, it is 59.50 meters high and is characterized by a slight slope towards the north.  The tower was part of the so-called triad of medieval skyscrapers together with those of the Galluzzi and the Azzoguidi.

Pinacoteca Nazionale0.78km from Parco della Montagnola

The National Picture Gallery of Bologna is an Italian state museum. It is based in Bologna in the former Jesuit novitiate, a historic building that also houses the Academy of Fine Arts. The picture gallery offers a vast overview of Emilian painting from the thirteenth to the eighteenth century; however, there is no lack of fundamental evidence of non-Bolognese artists who had contact with the city.  It is owned by the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities.

MAMbo - Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna0.78km from Parco della Montagnola

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.

Two Towers0.94km from Parco della Montagnola

The Two Towers, both of them leaning, are the symbol of Bologna, Italy, and the most prominent of the Towers of Bologna. They are located at the intersection of the roads that lead to the five gates of the old ring wall.  The taller one is called the Asinelli while the smaller but more leaning tower is called the Garisenda. It was one of the iconic attractions in this area and it attracts a lot of tourists.

Palazzo Re Enzo0.94km from Parco della Montagnola

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.

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