FROM ABOVE. bologna

FROM ABOVE. bologna

I had a morning to do some sightseeing, and decided to climb one of the famous Two Towers in Bologna…both of them are leaning!  I highly recommend climbing the 498 stairs to the top, as the view of the city below is well worth the climb.

SANTO STEFANO. bologna

SANTO STEFANO. bologna

Nicknamed “the Russian nesting doll of churches”, this church has seven churches in one, each separate church being added at a different century.

DOOR DETAILS. bologna

DOOR DETAILS. bologna

Bologna has some beautiful doors and door pulls (Florence does too…photos to come soon).  These are a few that caught my eye.

THE COLORS. bologna

THE COLORS. bologna

When first arriving in Bologna, one of the first things I noticed were the beautiful color combinations on the buildings.  So many gorgeous, in my mind “typically Italian” colors, that might not look as beautiful set in a different context…but they work so well together in this specific country.