The twin leaning towers of Bologna, symbols of the city, for good or ill.
The Sala Borsa's main hall contains a glass floor so you can see down into the roman ruins, which you can go down to and view from elevated metal walkways.
A straightforward, widely held sentiment, certainly in "red" Bologna
Bologna is distinguished by its miles of covered walkways, like this one on Via Zamboni, by the University of Bologna, oldest university in Europe.
The Bologna store of the national bookstore chain, Fetrinelli, features local leftist intellectual heroes, like our Massachusetts' own Noam Chomsky