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Lovely arched boulevard

Lovely arched boulevard which links the train station to the centre. There are the usual... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
FTMDave
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Adria, Italy
Good Shopping Centre

This is the main shopping centre but not cheap. Good fun however with clothing shops and ice cream... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
royl708
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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Lovely arched boulevard which links the train station to the centre. There are the usual expensive shops, but also more affordable bars, ice-cream parlours, etc.

Thank FTMDave
Reviewed 23 July 2017

High end shopping, walkable, restaurants serving 8 euro appertivo buffets along this road. Very enjoyable, no junky souvenir shops.

Thank mrsashm714
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This is the main shopping centre but not cheap. Good fun however with clothing shops and ice cream parlours mixed together.

Thank royl708
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This long avenue has shops, restaurants, cafes and a church to take your interest. Both sides are mainly covered with a lovely gallery so you can take your time and keep out of the sun or the rain!

Thank Christine A
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Like most cities, this is the pedestrian city with lots of shopping. It is not as high end as other places, but also has nor Italian stores as opposed to places I could find back home. Nothing special, but nothing bad either.

Thank msa23_2000
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Stayed in I portico Hotel and walked into the city along this road. Wide range of shops from top quality to second hand mobile phone stores. Overall a good experience, however the market stalls selling cheap tat and high number of beggars did take the...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 July 2017

There are 37 kms of porticos in bologna, so you can always walk in shade. this street has some fantastic shops and coffee bars, and is well worth a walk

Thank Mickigirl1310
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

A good walk can be had from the train station to the main piazza; nice shopping stores along the way, some good cafes, and you are covered in case of rain or strong sun! I would've given it 5 stars if it was a pedestrian...More

Thank EmmCee
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Our hotel was situated here, and walking up and down under the porticos meant we could to get to all the main parts of Bologna easily

Thank HongKong77
Reviewed 27 May 2017

To get to the main plaza (Maggiore), consider taking this grand avenue. There are myriad statues, sights, stores, and eateries along the way for you to enjoy. Maybe even a street artist or two if you're lucky.

Thank Stan W
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