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What to do and see in Modena.

Modena is only half an hour from Bologna.

Updated January 22, 2018
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  1. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Modena, Italy
    Palazzo dei Musei is a very large palace which its original destination would be to become a hostel for the poors. Ercole II decided to turn it into a place for arts in 1788. This was meant as a school where young people would be educated to learn va…
  2. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Modena, Italy
    Piazza Grande is Modena' s main square. It was created in the second half of the XII century. It is bordered by the cathedral, by the the town hall and by the bishop' s palace. It is paved with rounded cobblestones. The town hall is the result o…
  3. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Modena, Italy
    The town hall is made from various palaces joined together and restored between the 16th and the 17th centuries. These palaces were originally built from the XII century. Inside there are some rooms open to visitors. On the first floor there are…
  4. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Modena, Italy
    The cathedral of Modena (duomo) was built from 1099 and completed between 1100 and 1300. This church stands on the site where two previous churches had been built since the fifth century. It was built by the architect Lanfranco on the site of the …
  5. Cheap "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Modena, Italy
    Mercato Albinelli is quite a large covered market. It was built in the 20' s of the 1900 in Liberty style. Here you can find a large selection of fruits and vegetables stalls; there are also several meat and fish stalls. Inside this market there …
  6. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Modena, Italy
    This large palace was built from 1634 on the site of an earlier castle. It was used as the court of the Este family until 1861. Today it is occupied by the military accademy. You can visit it inside on guided visits on some saturdays and sundays. …
  7. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Modena, Italy
    This garden was created in the late '500. and modified in the ' 800. In 1739 it was opened to the public. Here you can see a lake, various plants and a playground area. Inside this garden there is a nice building: the Palazzina del giardino Este…
  8. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Modena, Italy
    This is a very large outdoor antiques market. It is held every fourth saturday and sunday of the month; except on july. Around hundred of sellers come from several places in Italy to sell old and ancient things. They settle their stalls in some sq…
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