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Not very welcoming

I went there twice and there are not a lot of displays or brochures. You have to self select from a... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
AdelaideBabette
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Adelaide
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Tower tickets here

We came here to purchase our tickets for the Tower. The tourist office is operated on a ticketing... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
Swedishtomcat
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Diss, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

Very helpful and well-informed staff. Nothing too much trouble for them. Even the most simple questions dealt with charmingly!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bobscott72
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Bologna is a great city but the tourism office doesn’t show that. A tall male employee was very rude to me, very dismissive. It’s a shame this city is represented by rude employees like this, it can discourage tourists from learning more about Bologna.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Purchased two tickets for this tour through Viator, don’t this was was a history stop and very little else. We stop for 50 minutes at the fountain in the square for a history lesson. If people wanted a history lesson you go to a museum...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

We bought the Bologna Welcome Card on Friday and we were told that we could use the card for three consecutive days. It also included a one day pass for the Red Bus. When we came back on Sunday the Red Bus tours were cancelled...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank john22Netherlands
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We paid $10 euro each to do the 2 hour English walking tour to get an overview of what to see in bologna. We had one Italian on the tour and about 18 English speaking people. We had to listen to the commentary in both...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Petelee
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Well organized and very helpful. Good English spoken. Tops. And great location near all the major sites

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

I went there twice and there are not a lot of displays or brochures. You have to self select from a digital display and hope it tells you what you need to know or join a queue and there are limited items to purchase unless...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

In need of some tourist information, we popped into this office; situated right on the Piazza Maggioire. It was really bustling with tourists seeking help. We really did not have to wait long and were delighted to be assisted by such a friendly and helpful...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Professional and well run Information Centre. Excellent help and advice on what to do in Bologna. Although she did up sell us it was good value for money. 72 hour card definitely money well spent.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jetsetters000
Reviewed 23 May 2018

We came here to purchase our tickets for the Tower. The tourist office is operated on a ticketing system, but don’t expect the Tower ticket seller to answer any questions other than about Tower tickets - you’ll need a different ticket for those questions to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Swedishtomcat
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