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Porta Galliera is located in the north of the historic center of Bologna, next to the central railway station and not far from the old Via Galliera (Galliera street). You won't miss it if you walk from the railway station to the center.
Since this structure is so close to the train station, you shouldn't miss seeing it and making it the beginning your Bologna experience. It is also near the main drag of Via Independza. It is a couple of hundred years old after its latest restoration...More
Porta Galliera was one of the gates in the third and outer ancient city walls of Bologna, as Bologna grew over the centuries new city walls were erected to accommodate the expanding city. The original gate was built in the thirteenth century, but was rebuilt...More