Archiginnasio Of Bologna

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  • Address: Library dell'Archiginnasio - Piazza Galvani 1-40124 Bologna, Italy
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 06:45 pm Details
  • Phone: 39051-276811
  • Ticket Price: 3 EUR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Estate, Walking Area, Historical Site, Statue, Theatre, Architecture

Archiginnasio Of Bologna - Review

Bologna was the first European town to have a university and this being the first university of bologna brings you to the intellectual side of this red city. Though heavily destroyed by bombing the Archiginnasio was restored to its present form and is now the seat of the Municipal library.

As in most of the Bolognese architecture there is a portico at the entrance which opens to the main building. The university consists of two levels – walls of which are painted with symbols of alumni- an internal courtyard covered with a canopy suspended between the statues of 2 men, on the other side is the impressive Anatomical theatre shaped like an amphitheatre made of fire wood and a coffer ceiling. The teatre houses a number of statutes out of which two represent: Hippocrates and Galen, the most prominent physicians of Greece and Rome.

A winding staircase leads you to the upper hall which was a study place for artists and jurists. Another main attraction is the Stabat Mater which was the main lecture room, this is still used for a number of gatherings.

The walk around the building will show you how ancient Bolognese regarded science and research such an important part of development. With the paintings all over the wall one can feel the presence of all the students and the zeal with which they carried on all the research. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Bologna itinerary 3 days.

Archiginnasio Of Bologna Information

  • Library is open for only students and researchers.
  • Stabar Matar can be visited only when not used for a gathering.

Archiginnasio Of Bologna Ticket Prices

  • Free entry for tour guides with identification card, Journalists with badge, One person from each group at least 10 people, Elementary and middle school classes of first and second degree, Two attendants for each school group, Young people 18 years, The disabled and their carers, ICOM members presenting a valid card, Belonging to organizations and associations affiliated.

Archiginnasio Of Bologna Hours

  • On public holidays the places closes at 02:00 pm.

How To reach Archiginnasio Of Bologna by Public Transport

  • Bus- 94 meters, line: 39

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TripHobo Highlights for Archiginnasio Of Bologna

  • Archiginnasio Of Bologna Address: Library dell'Archiginnasio - Piazza Galvani 1-40124 Bologna, Italy
  • Archiginnasio Of Bologna Contact Number: 39051-276811
  • Archiginnasio Of Bologna Timing: 09:00 am - 06:45 pm
  • Archiginnasio Of Bologna Price: 3 EUR
  • Best time to visit Archiginnasio Of Bologna(preferred time): 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Archiginnasio Of Bologna: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 92.9% of people who visit Bologna include Archiginnasio Of Bologna in their plan

  • 31.17% of people start their Archiginnasio Of Bologna visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Archiginnasio Of Bologna

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

63.85% of people prefer walking in order to reach Archiginnasio Of Bologna

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Archiginnasio Of Bologna, Bologna Reviews

  • Amazingly decorated rooms. You can have a peek to the library where all 850000 books are kept, from the hall where Einstein once held some lectures on the theory of relativity. Also you can stay on a bench in the Teatro Anatomico and admire all the intricate wooden sculptures from the walls and ceiling.

  • An amazing g place for history of medical education. You can sit in the room where Einstein held the lectures back in a day. Kids lived it too!

  • Loved the anatomical theatre, its worth a quick google for more information about it while you are there to pick up bits of info/sights you might miss otherwise about the sculpture etc, the whole place is lovely and worth a visit apart from the main attraction of the anatomical theatre, there was a small display of futurist art from the 1930’s and the stabat major lecture hall is full of lovely old books for the bibliophiles out there

  • Wow. Amazing place of knowlenge. Reccomend.

  • I think there was the first university in the world in this palace. Inside the building is a lot of interest - it's all painted in frescoes. Entrance is free, only pay if you want to visit Teatro Anatomico.

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