One of the largest cathedrals in Italy. You cant miss visiting it when you are downtown. Great and magnificient!
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The basilica is super interesting, not least of which because of the sun dial that installed in the roof that proved the earth's elliptical path around the sun. It is also a church that was built by the people, for the people. And, it isn't...More
The Basilica, dedicated to San Petronio, the patron saint of Bologna who was the city's bishop in the 5th century, overlooks the main square, Piazza Maggiore, and is the 6th largest church in Europe. There are 22 chapels inside and although the entry to the...More
Impressive church with huge piers and vaulted ceiling and beautiful sculptures by dell Quercia. Not to be missed is the meridian line on the left side of the church done by the astronomer, Jean-Dominique Cassini
Not because it is the biggest church of its kind in the world, but foremost because of its interior. The frescoes, especially the one inspired by Dante's Inferno, the controversial Heaven and Hell by Giovanni da Modena. And Cassini's Meridian Line inlaid in the paving...More