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Palazzo Re Enzo, Bologna

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  • Exterior façade of palazzo Re Renzo is spectacularly beautiful in the sunlight but also in the evening which is illuminated with colored lights.
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  • Sets of buildings in brick Brown, equipped with a huge portal in grid and with a huge iron lantern at an angle, this Palace is located on the rear of the Piazza Maggiore and the Palace of the Podestà. Making face to the fountain of Neptune (in work during our visit) it is one of the first that can be seen when you arrive by the via to independenzia. With beautiful proportions, we do not know if it can be visited, the gate being closed during our various passages.
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  • Easily hear legend about the famous prisoner of Bologna near the walls of the Palace its name. In 1245, near Piazza Maggiore, Palazzo Podestà was built a new Palace. In 1249, army won a victory in the battle of Bologna with Fossal'te, and capturing Enzo, King of Sardinia, an illegitimate son of Holy Roman emperor Frederick II. For 23 years, until his death in 1272, a prisoner held in the new Palace, which is now called the Palazzo Re Enzo (Palazzo Re Enzo). Around Enzo many legends. One of them says that Enzo had its own yard, although small and consisted in a love relationship with Lucia di V'jadagola, has given birth to a son, Bentivoglio (and three daughters in another version) subsequently became the founder of an influential dynasty of Bologna. According to another legend, the King of Sardinia was kept in harsh conditions: the day he was with other arestantami, and nights spent in a cage suspended in front of the guards. They also say that Bologna refused to ransom, which Emperor Frederick II goto ...
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  • This palace has a main room on top that is opened for special event and is very beautiful, lavishly decorated.
  • Talk against the wall of the Voltone del Palazzo Re Enzo. Thanks to its perfect sound transmission system, you will be able to communicate from the opposite corners of the gallery.
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  • Regular place for pictures
  • A Palace testimony of medieval Bologna where Enzo was imprisoned King of Sardinia and son of Frederick II of Swabia. A monument beautiful unfortunately not open to the public except on occasions of special events. Place right in Piazza Maggiore, the heart of Bologna.
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