Bolzano

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Bolzano

Bolzano in Italian or Bozen in German (and also Balsan or Bulsan in Ladin) is the capital city of South Tyrol, the most German region in the northern part of Italy. Bolzano is the largest city of its region and it's archealogical museum is worldwide famous, because it is the home of the Iceman Ötzi. In Italy is also famous as the Italian Capital of Christmas thanks to the characteristic Christmas market. Bolzano's population is around 100,000 and 25% of inhabitants speak German has mother language.

Districts

The city is administratively composed by 5 district with a district mayor and council. These are:</br> 1st "City Centre-Bozner Boden/Piani di Bolzano-Rentsch/Rencio" 2nd "Oberau/Oltrisarco-Haslach/Aslago" 3rd "Europa-Neustift/Novacella" 4th "Don Bosco" 5th "Gries-St Quirin"

Touristically we can divide the city into 6 tourist areas:

Understand

Get in

By plane

Get around

See

Museums, Galleries, and Memorials

Palaces and Castles

Squares

Parks

Do

Festivals

Theater, Opera, and Music

Christmas markets

Sport

Buy

Eat

Please see district articles

Drink

Please see district articles

Beer & wine gardens, halls & cellars

Discos

Stay safe

Bozen is one of the safest city in Italy.

Get out

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