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Fascinating street

A central street with a lot of shops. The use of pavements with ceilings - porticos - make it easy... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
ProfessorTravell
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Oslo, Norway
a commercial and busy main street.

This very wide street is interesting in its porticos, which offer a sheltered walk for the most... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
kemp63
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

A central street with a lot of shops. The use of pavements with ceilings - porticos - make it easy to take a walk and do shopping independent of the weather conditions. A must see in Bologna.

Thank ProfessorTravell
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This very wide street is interesting in its porticos, which offer a sheltered walk for the most part, form the main railway station to the central city square Piazza Maggiore. Lots of stores, mainly fashion. Cafes allow the visitor a refreshing pause. On weekends the...More

1  Thank kemp63
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

This Main Street is very beautiful. With marble on the ground. And the arches are beautiful too. It is a great walk.

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 11 May 2018

The central shopping street is full of shops and cafes. On Saturdays and Sundays it closes for transportation and becomes completely pedestrian, but there are many people

Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Getting lost on this street is a pleasure. Lined with a wide variety of shops this via is a nice place for an evening stroll much Ike many other streets in Bologna.

1  Thank EUcivilization
Reviewed 3 April 2018

A very busy street but if you go on a weekend they seal of the traffic and it changes everything, it is just lovely. Restaurants put tables on the street and people are walking leisurely around doing their shopping.

Thank Gitte Obertin S
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Stretching from the train station all the way to Piazza Maggiore, Via dell'Independenza has a lot of high-brand shops, hotels, nice (maybe not the cheapest though) cafeterias and restaurants. The Duomo of Bologna (Cattedrale di San Pietro) dominates it at its southern end. You can...More

Thank 445nikr
Reviewed 3 February 2018

You can walk under the arcades in rain and see many differents shops, a good walk. It is nice with no cars on the road, some of the way.

Thank springAnne
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Via dell'Indipendenza is a street between railway station and Piazza Maggiore in Bologna. It has covered arcades on each side. Houses have shops, bars, even some churches on each side. Main part of it is pedestrian zone during weekend.

Thank Miha P
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Good for shopping, lounging in cafes and eating in restaurants. The usual shopping street but Christmas lights were very tastefully designed like curtains on stage.

Thank tinkle_24
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I am not sure. But some of them do not close before 7 pm.
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