The Chiesa della Mezzaratta stands halfway up the road that leads to the Colle dell'Osservanza. It was built and ... More
Chiesa di Sant'Apollonia o di Mezzaratta
The Chiesa della Mezzaratta stands halfway up the road that leads to the Colle dell'Osservanza. It was built and dedicated to Sant'Apollonia in the 12th Century. The cycles of frescoes originally painted in the church by Vitale da Bologna, Jacopo di Paolo, Simone de' Crocifissi, Jacopo Avanzi and Jacopo da Bologna form a superb synthesis of medieval Bolognese painting. They are now kept in a single room in the Pinacoteca Nazionale that was built to reproduce the architecture of the church.
This important museum has around one million exhibits. The Museum dates back to 1881, and is divided into four sections.
The first section is dedicated to antique collections and materials belonging to the scholars Cospi, Marsigli, and Aldrovandi. The ...
The remains of the Rocca di Porta di Galliera can be seen at the end of Via dell'Indipendenza at the
foot of the Parco della Montagnola. This once magnificent castle was the symbol of the Pope's control of Bologna. ...
This palazzo was built in 1549 and is thought to have been designed by Pellegrino Tibaldi. The Torre della Specola
e Museo Astronomico is built on top of the palazzo and dates back to 1725. It was built by ...
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