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Towers

Torre Azzoguidi

Torre Azzoguidi

Torre Azzoguidi - Azzoguidi Tower (also known as Altabella Tower) is located in Via Altabella (the street was given this name because of the presence of the tower). It is 61 metres high and it's prossible it was even higher in the past (its façade seems to have been designed to counterbalance the height of the building).

Torre Agresti

Torre Agresti

Torre Agresti is located in Piazza Galileo, among modern buildings. Piazza Galileo was built after the demolition of some nearby buildings between the 20s and 30s and it was enlarged after the bombings of WWII that considerbly destroyed this area of the city.

Torre Alberici

Torre Alberici

Palazzo della Mercanzia is located in the area where the old city customs used to be. On its left, the ancient palaces with wooden porticoes may be found (they recall the medieval aspect of Bologna) and from there, Torre Alberici (Alberici Tower) may be seen. The Alberici family built the tower in the 13th century.

Torre Carrari

Torre Carrari

Torre Carrari is characterized by a thin and basic structure. It is 22 metres high, and  it may be considered as a Tower House, built by the Carrari family between the 12th and the 13th century.

Torre Guidozagni

Torre Guidozagni

Not far from Torre Prendiparte, there is Torre Guidozagni, located in Sant'Alò square. If you pass it and then turn back, the peculiar perspective recalls the towers Asinelli and Garisenda.