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Modena Travel Guide: 221 reviews and 756 photos

Food, Friendliness, and Culture

Modena is a gentle city, and the people who live there show it by their smiles and courteous attitudes. A pleasant walk around the city followed by a discovery of the cuisine that is treasured by its inhabitants--this is the delight of Modena to me.
The history of Modena.. once under the rule of the father of Brutus, called the beautiful mutina by Cicero, and later ruled for many years by the Este family who were known to hold grand dinner pageants for their guests.

Military Academy is here

If you walk near the Communal Palace, you will undoubtedly see cadets who are billeted in the area and go to school in the Palace.

Eye Candy of Modena

When you visit the market you will see so many different things to eat. Specializing in using ingredients inside pasta is one of them.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:A good day visit
  • Cons:None
  • In a nutshell:See my pages on shopping/dining
  • Last visit to Modena: Oct 2011
  • Intro Written Oct 10, 2011
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  • angiebabe's Profile Photo
    Mar 26, 2012 at 4:26 AM

    im lucky i have a good Italian friend who cooks for me and have visited her family in Italy when she flew home for a visit. they sure know how to do amazing things with food! the balsalmic here was too expensive to take any more than a photo!

  • oriettaIT's Profile Photo
    Oct 10, 2011 at 7:22 AM

    Great job :-)

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