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Bologna is a city of captivating halves. It beautifully merges elegance and sophistication with its medieval glory. On the first half of the city lies the modern city sited on Po valley, where there theatres and best restaurants are there to serve the upper class.

The other half of Bologna is where the oldest university in the world is found. Founded in 1088, the students of this institution are known to have preference for gothic fashion. With terracotta buildings of the medieval era dotting this Bologna neighborhood, it has age-long left wing political leaning. Bologna is also the centre of real Italian culture and place to go if you want to taste the best of Italian cuisine.

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Requirements for Entry

* A Nigerian Passport with a minimum period validity of 6 months beyond the intended period of stay is needed at the time of travel.

* Nigerians require Tourist Visa and it can be obtained at Italian embassy 21st Crescent, off Constitution avenue, Central Business District, Abuja; Or Italy Consulate ,12, Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport (BLQ)

This is the major airport serving the city. Taxis are available in from of the arrival are of the main Terminal transport travelers to the city. Aero bus services shuttle between the outside of the main arrival area to the city

Major Attractions

Bologna is a historical explorer’s paradise. Some of the major attractions are

Piazza Maggiore: at the old side of the city is sited Pizza Magiore, it is surrounded by the Palazzo Comunale building which houses the Renaissance object d’art. The renowned Basilica of San Petronio is just opposite this square.

Leaning Towers: the two leaning towers at Piazza di Porta Ravegna, is the remnant of the 100 towers built in the 12th century. For a more rewarding viewing pleasure climb Torre degle Asinelli for a landscape view of the terra cotta buildings, russet rooftops and renaissance palaces.

The Neptune Fountain: This is a charming bronze statue of Neptune soaring above four angels and four sirens. The splendor of this statue is more spectacular at night time.

Piazza di Stanto Stefano: it is a cluster of several churches of St. Stefano. The crypts and courtyards that constitutes part of this complex church, makes it a thrilling visit.

Things to Do

Have a taste of Bolognese cuisine at one of the local restaurants and discover why Bologna is the food capital of Italy.

Hike to the top of San Luca under the longest Portico in the world.

Admire the attractive Italian fashion at Galleria Cavour, displaying top Italian designers. Buy one if you can afford it.

Explore the streets of Quadrilatero, the medieval market. Glance through outside stands and old shops selling all sorts of delicacies and possibly buy one for yourself.

Hotels and Accommodation

Whether you are choosing based on star rating or price you will surely find a wonderful accommodation for your stay in Bologna. San Martino and the Sheraton Bologna are two hotels nearest to the airport.

Car Rental

Several car rental companies including; Avis, Autovia, Budget Autonoleggio, Goldcar Rental, Hertz, Europcar, Locauto Rent, Sixt and Maggiore are present at Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport and other locations in the city.

Best Time to Visit

Bologna is a tourist delight any time of the year but the best time to visit is from mid March through October when the atmosphere is warm and there are many outdoor activities to engage in.

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