Museo di Palazzo Poggi

The Museo di Palazzo Poggi, located at Via Zamboni 33, is one of the museums belonging to the Sistema Museale di Ateneo of the University of Bologna. The museum houses the collections and laboratories of the old Istituto delle Scienze of the University of Bologna.  The institute was founded by Luigi Ferdinando Marsili and the oldest…

Santa Maria della Vita

The Church of Santa Maria della Vita (formerly called Chiesa della Vita or Church of Life) is said to be the most important Baroque architecture still existing in Bologna. The church houses the famous Compianto sul Cristo Morto, terracotta sculptures, by Niccolò del’Arca.  The sculpture is the lamentation over the death of Jesus Christ. It is called…