Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Modena is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Modena a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Modena.
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Piazza Grande, 41121 Modena MO, Italy
The Piazza Grande is the main town square of Modena and is one of the best piazzas in Italy. Lined with a few cafes, restaurants, bars and shops, the Modena Cathedral and the Torre Civica (Ghirlandina)are located at this square. The piazza has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997 because of its proximity to these two extremely important architectural structures.
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Piazza della Torre, 41121 Modena MO, Italy
09:30 am - 07:00 pm
The Ghirlandina tower aka Torre Civica, is the Modena Cathedral’s bell tower. At 86 metres, the tower is a symbol and landmark of the city of Modena. The two marble railings at the top of the tower are the source of its name- Ghirlandina. The tower is visible from any part of the city and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Inside the tower...
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CorsoDuomo, 41121 Modena MO, Italy
09:30 am - 06:30 pm
The Duomo di Modena aka the Modena Cathedral is a sacred place of worship and is listed with the UNESCO World Heritage Site as an exceptional example of the cultural tradition. The construction of the Cathedral began on May 23 in 1099 under the guidance of famous architect Lanfranco. The architecture is a beautiful blend of Italian Gothic style and...
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Piazza Roma, 15, 41121 Modena MO, Italy
12:01 am - 12:00 am
This marvellous, grand and architecturally stunning palace was built in the year 1634 based on a design by famous Roman architect BartolomeoAvanzini. Presently, the building is home to the Military Academy. While on a guided tour of the palace, do check out the main courtyard. It is considered a masterpiece of Baroque architecture.