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Piazza Aldrovandi

Piazza Aldrovandi - 40125 Bologna (BO)

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Date of last update: 14/11/2017, 12:39

Piazza Aldrovandi, the square named after Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522- 1605), the father of modern geology. The word geology in Bologna originated from him. On the 10th of November 1603 Aldrovandi decides in his will that the discipline whose modernization he and Leonardo Da Vinci had contributed to will be called Geology or de fossilibus.

by bus: lines and timetables on the website www.tper.it

by car: located in restricted traffic zone ZTL. Ring road exits n. 11/11bis-12 direction city center.