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Location address: Italia, Bologna, Bologna
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Bologna is famous for the dish Ragù alla Bolognese. Ragù alla Bolognese is considered to be the most well-known and favourite pasta sauce in the world. However, ragù alla Bolognese is not usually with semolina pasta, but with egg pasta.
Bologna (/bəˈloʊnjə/; Italian pronunciation: [boˈloɲɲa] ( ); Emilian: Bulåggna pronounced [buˈləɲɲa]; Latin: Bononia) is the largest city (and the capital) of the Emilia-Romagna Region in Italy. It is the seventh most populous city in Italy, located in the heart of a metropolitan area (officially recognized by the Italian government as a città metropolitana) of about one million.
Did you know that Bologna has more than 35 km covered walkways.
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Bologna was selected in 2009 by 280 experts of National Geographic in the top 100 “sustainable destinations” of the world, as nr. 14.
It was in Bologna that painter Albrecht Dürer was taught (possibly by Luca Pacioli or Bramante) the principles of linear perspective.