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Architecture and Monuments

Bologna's waters

Fontana del Nettuno

Fontana del Nettuno

Fontana del Nettuno (Fountain of Neptune) was built between 1563 and 1566 by the Flemish sculptor Giambologna.

Fontana Vecchia

Fontana Vecchia

Leaned against the imposing façade of the Palazzo d’Accursio (Town Hall), the fountain was designed by the architect Tommaso Laureti from Palermo, the same architect of the Fontana di Nettuno - Fountain of Neptune (sixteenth century) built by the Flemish sculptor Giambologna.

Conserva di Valverde

Conserva di Valverde

Bagni di Mario was the name mistakenly given to the Valverde Conserva, a Renaissance Cave designed to feed the Neptune Fountain.

Finestrella di Via Piella

Finestrella di Via Piella

This corner of the city is known as "little Venice". Looking out among the buildings, you can see one of the few stretches of running water, which was not covered with asphalt between the beginning of the twentieth century and the postwar period.

Canale delle Moline

Canale delle Moline

It is the extension of canale di Reno. Few meters after the walls of Trecento, it joins Torrente Aposa that flows under the city.