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Basilica di San Domenico

Closes in 20 min: 08:30 - 13:00, 15:00 - 19:30
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Piazza San Domenico 13, 40124 Bologna, Italy
Santo Stefano
+39 051 640 0411
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very large cathedral located in the heart of Bologna. Easy to find and worth of visit (if you enjoy seeing churches).

Thank Alec D
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Thank Denise L
Reviewed 4 October 2018

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 2 October 2018

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

Thank Emma70R
Reviewed 1 October 2018

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 29 September 2018

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

Thank Nadia C
Reviewed 19 September 2018

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 10 September 2018

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

Thank patinhongkong
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

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