It is defined as a city on a human scale, given its size, but we could call it infinite for places to visit, especially those to be discovered, with which Bologna always manages to surprise every visitor.
It is well known, given its charm, how this city is full of artistic history, not only for the many museums that contain works of rare beauty, but also for buildings, churches, arcades and the famous sanctuary of St. Luke.
But Bologna is not just what we see on the surface, because it hides beneath us works that tell our story and that of the city.
Yes, when you think you know everything and have visited it all, here is that Bologna surprises you with new discoveries that bring to light works of great beauty.
In this case, we are talking about what lies beneath the Sala Borsa; this is a multimedia library of general information that intends to document contemporary culture through all that is available to it such as books, newspapers, magazines, maps, videos, audio CDs and DVDs.
Inside, in addition to preserving knowledge and knowledge, are the testimonies of the various civilizations that settled over time, from the huts of the Villanovan civilization of the seventh century BC, to the Etruscan Felsina , to the Roman Bononia founded in 189 BC; and the role that this place has played.
One can admire, from what has emerged from the excavations, a monumental building, probably the civil basilica of the Roman city; furthermore, other strata dating back to the III and the beginning of the II century have been identified to. C., which reveal the presence of buildings of modest invoice; the remains of the 2nd century are more consistent to. C., with evident traces of a building subdivided into several rooms, with river pebble foundations, as well as three wells for collecting groundwater, a sewerage structure and the most superficial remains of a road.
Traces of 13th century foundations and residual structures of the botanical garden of Ulisse Aldrovandi, dating back to the 16th century, are now visible in the excavation area.
Certainly it is among the places not to be missed, rich not only in knowledge, but also in charm.