Palazzo Poggi in Bologna – open your mind to the 18 century science.

The Museum established in Palazzo Poggi is one of the most fascinating places I have ever visited. The structure of the Palazzo dates back to the works carried out in the 16 century to modify and enlarge the building that had been purchased at the end of the 15 century by the Poggi family. The plan to expand and embellish the palace dates from the mid-1500s and was the idea of Giovanni Poggi, powerful cleric and eminent figure in the papal curia.

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Inside the Cathedral of St. Peter, Bologna.

I had few reasons to looking forward to visit Bologna – first of all Italy. I could honestly leave it just like that and stop right here – who need more, really? My second reason – seeing my sister and be able to relax totally, taking a lot of pictures and just drink in the atmosphere of the town, since she was going to be our guide and handle the map (which I am terrible at by the way). And thirdly – the churches! No, I am not religious, I am just fascinated by them and I am always on a look out, willing to step inside whenever I am.

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The church must have its voice

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