Author: B a m s h a d
- To know
- How to get here and how to get around
- History and culture
- Tips on where to stay
- Interesting Facts
Bologna is an age-old city, full of character, famous for its openness and tolerance, which is described well by its traditional epithets: Bologna la dotta, la grassa, la rossa (Bologna, the learned, the fat and the red city).
Bologna the learned as its prestigious university was founded in 1088. Bologna university offerts its 100,000 students more than 250 degree courses.
Bologna the fat as it loves life's pleasures and considers cooking an art.
Bologna the red as red is the colours of its long porticoes (almost 40 km) and the majority of its local government from the end of WWII till today.