Food is what Bologna is known for. In fact, one of the lesser known Bologna facts is that the original pasta Bolognese comes from a recipe born in this very city - hence the name. It's enough just walking down any street in the centre and noticing all the delicacies offered by numerous restaurants, bars, and food shops. But lurking beneath the tourist attractions is a secret Bologna where every building and church tells a story of how the city once was. My city is a treasure trove filled with art and culture waiting to be uncovered. To fully appreciate this ancient town, you have to explore it deeply by visiting these 5 hidden gems in Bologna and discover its rich artistic history.