Known for being walkable and business-friendly, Exhibition Center is an economical neighborhood, offering convenient options for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. You can experience some local theater, or enjoy the natural beauty of the parks. Exhibition Center is a great home base for exploring the greater Bologna area, especially with so many hotels to choose from.
Sightseeing around Exhibition Center
The museums and theaters provide some cultural flavor, while the monuments and historic sites offer insight into local lore. Stroll the halls at Museo per la Memoria di Ustica, Centro Agroalimentare di Bologna, or National Art Gallery of Bologna. You can check out the local talent at Parco Nord Arena, EuropAuditorium Theater, and Teatro Comunale di Bologna. Monuments like Santurario del sacro Cuore, Santa Cecilia Oratory, and San Giacomo Maggiore honor the area. Swing by Palazzo Fantuzzi, Palazzo Davia Bargellini, and Palazzo Hercolani to learn about local history. Create some family memories at Pala Danze.
Many visitors like to do some shopping while in town, but there are a number of other activities. An enjoyable day at the park is awaiting you at Caserme Rosse, Villa Torchi, or Bologna Botanical Gardens. With a shopping trip to Navile Shopping Centre, Mercato di Mezzo o Quadrilatero, or Galleria Cavour Shopping Center, you might find that perfect souvenir. A visit to Ippodromo Arcoveggio, Land Rover Arena, or Le Piazze Shopping Centre won't disappoint either.
Don't miss some of the area's most popular attractions, such as University of Bologna, Tower of the Asinelli, and Tower of the Garisenda. Aldini Valeriani Sirani, Museo Aldovrandi, and Museo della Specola are other top spots to see.
Getting around Exhibition Center
If you want to head out of town, you can hop aboard a train at Bologna Fiere Station.
Bologna (BLQ-Guglielmo Marconi) is the closest major airport, 4.1 miles (6.6 km) from Exhibition Center.