The Arcades are one of the most famous sites in Bolzano

Via dei Portici, 39100 Bolzano BZ, Italia

Simona Bertolaso

Bolzano

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The Arcades are one of the most famous sites in all of Bolzano. They are located along Via dei Portici and start on the western side of Town Hall Square. The shops that sit in the arcades are known for their impressive architectural and design features. They include fascinating wooden shutters and baroque-style floral plaster decorations. One by one, these shops come together to form the city’s most lively commercial district, which combines classic and modern in a single location. The gorgeous structures are as old as the city of Bolzano itself, as the Via dei Portici was the town’s first street, built in approximately 1180 AD.

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