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Pasolini's Bologna

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Take part in an itinerary around the places that were part of the life of Pier Paolo Pasolini, one of the sharpest and most profound of Bologna's intellectuals and film directors.

A two-hour guided tour will take you to the places which had a major impact on his life and contributed to his intellectual formation discovering all there is to know about this great author. Find out a few key elements in order to understand his work withautobiographical references and see the locations where his films were shot such as the portico of the church of Santa Maria dei Servi and also learn about the various nuances and curiosities.

You can also gain access to some buildings such as the Renzo Renzi Library, home to over 1200 books and historic materials of great cultural value including original documents concerning his extraordinary work as a film-maker.

Piazzetta dei Servi, Birth house of Pier Paolo Pasolini (from outside), Liceo Galvani (from outside), Portico della Morte, tour of the Renzo Renzi Library.

Meeting point:
Portico dei Servi, Strada Maggiore.


  • Italian speaking specialised tour guide
  • Headphones (only groups of min. 10 people)
  • Access and guided tour to the "Renzo Renzi" Library

Full price: € 15.00 p/person (for groups min. 8 pax)

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  • See the Bologna locations that have been part of Pasolini's life
  • Discover the curiosities and historic elements that inspired Pasolini’s work as a film director
  • Visit the Renzo Renzi Library home to original documents concerning his work as a film-maker