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Giardini Margherita

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Barbara
Barbara
December 04, 2018
Our green lung in downtown Bologna. You can walk, run, train or eat an ice cream or relax taking an aperitif surrounded by the most beautiful park in town
Gabriele
Gabriele
October 17, 2018
The main park of the city. Take a walk, have relax, drink something.
Marco
Marco
May 24, 2018
Giardini is the biggest park in bologna you can walk trought nature and also take some aperitiv from the bars and club inside like "le serre"
Michele
Michele
May 23, 2018
This is the biggest city park in Bologna
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May 16, 2018
It is the largest and certainly the most popular city park. It was designed by the Piedmontese Sambuy to provide Bologna with an ample green and public place as in other Italian and European cities. It was opened in 1879 with the name of “Passeggio Regina Margherita” ( as a tribute to the wife of…

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Location
Bologna, Emilia-Romagna 40136