"Modena" Top 5 Page for this destination Modena by oriettaIT
Modena Travel Guide: 221 reviews and 756 photos
I was in Modena just for one day, I might have been very lucky but I left with a good feeling about it. Not too much traffic, lots of bike lane, smiling and courtesy people and a general feeling of a place that is very people friendly.
When I visited there were several free exhibit going on, not so common where I live...
Modena has one of Italian Military Accademy, kind of a little West Point. It is located into the Palazzo Ducale, it is a university level accademy to prepare Army and Carabinieri.
Strolling around the center, it is very easy to spot cadets, men and women, walking around in their uniforms.
I appreciated the covered market, Mercato Albinelli, and the several traditional shops I saw strolling around.
It felt like people who live here like their traditions and will not give up the hundreds years old shops to gut them and build a trendy New York style shop.
- Pros:Great food, smiling people
- In a nutshell:Worth the visit if you are in the area
Modena has a very good photography associations, the Fondazione Fotografia. They organize lots of events, seminary and... more travel advice
The Dome of Modena is a wonderful church that have been added to the Unesco heritage list. His bell tower, called La... more travel advice
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