Bologna's shopping "golden mile", but with the affordable mixed with the pricey
Foot fetishes and more
The main thorughfare linking the Stazione Centrale rail station with the city centre, Via dell'Independenza at one of its ends meets Via Ugo Bassi. And its here that you can find another of Bologna's upmarket shopping hubs - its "golden mile", if you will. It's particularly popular for posh Italian shoe brands, but fortunately, amid the fancy, expensive shops you'll also find others that are more accessible and affordable (for example, shops such as Princess, Biba's, and Vanità are venerable names in fashion, but offer merchandise of all kinds. Another fashionista must!