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This was a short walk outside the main tourist area- just before you get to the church, judging from the names of the shops we walked past, must be one of the wealthiest areas of the city.
The church itself is enormous, two of the...More
Amazing church with a very long aisle and 2 really lovely side chapels one dedicated to Our Lady of the Rosary with the other to San Domenico
Beautiful frescoes and paintings on the walls and ceilings make it worth your while to sit and just...More
I particularly wanted to visit this church to see the 3 early Michaelangelo sculptures. I liked the fact that the church itself isn't overly elaborate. There are a lot of paintings and the chapel where St Dominic is buried is ornate but the rest of...More
We timed our visit so we could see the sun strike the meridian - the longest in the world. We also bought the €2 wrist band to allow to take photos and the €3 pp entrance to the Chapel of the Magi, This allowed us...More
Because this basilica is off the beaten track, it’s makes for a more relaxing visit than other, more centrally-located churches. Reason to go (unless you’re a devotee of St Dominic) are examples of work by Nicola Pisano and early Michaelangelo, Guido Renni, a beautiful suspended...More
The Basilica is beautiful but more important is the historical importance. It tells a bit of the history of San Domenico and the Christian congregation the Domenicans, one of the first in Catholic history. If you are Catholic or religious you are likely to enjoy...More