Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #1 in Modena, Italy


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 13 sights
Distance 3.2 km
Ascend 33 m
Descend 36 m

Experience Modena in Italy in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in ModenaIndividual Sights in Modena

Sight 1: Palazzo Ducale

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The Ducal Palace of Modena is a Baroque palace in Modena, Italy. It was the residence of the Este Dukes of Modena between 1452 and 1859. It currently houses a portion of the Italian Military Academy.

Wikipedia: Ducal Palace of Modena (EN)

340 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 2: Museo della Figurina

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Museo della Figurina Maurizio Malagoli / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Museo della figurina is a museum dedicated to collectible cards. Opened on December 15, 2006, it is located inside Palazzo Santa Margherita, in Modena, Italy.

Wikipedia: Museo della figurina (EN), Website

139 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Teatro comunale Pavarotti-Freni

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The Teatro Comunale Pavarotti-Freni is the main opera house in the city of Modena. Designed in 1838 and inaugurated on 2 October 1841, it was built by Francesco Vandelli, architect of the court of Duke Francesco IV of Modena.

Wikipedia: Teatro comunale Luciano Pavarotti (IT), Website

224 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: San Vincenzo

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The church of San Vincenzo is a Baroque style, Roman Catholic church located on Corso Canalgrande, number 75 in Modena, Italy.

Wikipedia: San Vincenzo, Modena (EN)

267 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 5: San Carlo

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The Collegio dei Nobili di San Carlo is a private institute of training and research in Modena active in the fields of philosophy, human and social sciences and religious sciences. Since its origin, it has been located in the historic center of Modena in the baroque palace which, with the adjoining Church of San Carlo, is one of the most prestigious complexes in the city. In 1954 it was erected as a foundation.

Wikipedia: Collegio San Carlo (Modena) (IT)

219 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 6: Ghirlandina

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The Torre della Ghirlandina or simply Ghirlandina is the bell tower of the Cathedral of Modena, in Emilia-Romagna, Italy.

Wikipedia: Torre della Ghirlandina (EN)

22 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 7: Duomo di Modena

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Duomo di Modena The original uploader was Bergonzc at English Wikipedia. / CC BY-SA 3.0

Modena Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Modena, Italy, dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and Saint Geminianus. Formerly the seat of the Diocese, later Archdiocese, of Modena, it has been since 1986 the archiepiscopal seat of the Archdiocese of Modena-Nonantola. Consecrated in 1184, it is an important Romanesque building in Europe, and along with its bell tower, the Torre della Ghirlandina, is designated as a World Heritage Site.

Wikipedia: Modena Cathedral (EN)

224 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 8: Mercato Coperto Albinelli

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The Albinelli Market is a covered market located in the historic center of Modena. It is one of the monuments of national historical interest in Italy.

Wikipedia: Mercato Albinelli (IT), Website

119 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 9: San Bartolomeo

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The church of San Bartolomeo is a Roman Catholic church in Modena, Italy.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Bartolomeo a Modena (IT)

369 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 10: San Barnaba

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San Barnaba is a Baroque architecture, Roman Catholic parish church in Modena, Italy.

Wikipedia: San Barnaba, Modena (EN)

284 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 11: San Francesco

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San Francesco is a Gothic-style, Roman Catholic church in central Modena, Italy.

Wikipedia: San Francesco, Modena (EN)

568 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 12: San Pietro

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The Church of St. Peter the Apostle is a religious building in Modena, Italy. The abbey, overlooking Via San Pietro, is located in the south-eastern part of the historic center, bordered by Viale Martiri della Libertà and Viale Rimembranze. Attached to the building is the monastery of St. Peter, belonging to the Benedictine order, which abandoned it in January 2024.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Pietro a Modena (IT)

452 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 13: Teatro Storchi

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Teatro StorchiWendy Schotsmans from Dessel, Belgium / CC BY 2.0

Teatro Storchi is a theatre located in Modena, Italy.

Wikipedia: Teatro Storchi (IT)


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