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Basilica di San Domenico

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Piazza San Domenico 13, 40124 Bologna, Italy
Santo Stefano
+39 051 640 0411
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great cathedral to visit... very big and keep very nice, not to far away from piazza maggiore. Santa Domenico tomba, and other saints.....

Thank Antoniette D
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bologna , is truly beautiful and although there aren't as many sites to see the city has gems like the wonderful Basillica di San Domenico , make sure to visit when in Bologna

Thank Gerard A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get inside this beautiful Place visita ala its Chapel and above all its peculiarità arca, it is a real museum !

Thank Nadia C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

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

Thank uiarahp
Reviewed 30 August 2018

The church from outside give the impression of a humble church but once inside, one can admire the grandiose of Italian finest art. The remains of St. Dominic is in a marble shrine. There are smaller chapels inside for praying that is worth a visit...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

This magnificent church is well worth visiting, not least for the 'Arca', a sarcophagus, which was worked on over three centuries by artistic giants including Michelangelo Buonarroti and Niccolò di Antonio di Bari who, as a consequence of his amazing work on this monument, became...More

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