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Piazza della Mercanzia
Bologna

The gothic Palazzo della Mercanzìa (14th century), at the crossroad between via Castiglione, via Santo Stefano and via Caprarie, in a crowded saturday evening.

In the background the Asinelli tower (97.2 m, 11th century) decorated with christmas lights.

Copyright: Alessandro ugazio
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10620x5310
Hochgeladen: 19/12/2010
Aktualisiert: 10/04/2012
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Tags: "piazza mercanzia" "loggia della mercanzia" bologna "via caprarie" "via santo stefano" "via castiglione"
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