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Corpus Domini

Via Tagliapietre, 19, Bologna, Italy
+39 051 331277
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Fascinating! One of the oddest things you will ever find to do in Bologna!

Find the small church a short walk out of the centre of Bologna, enter the church and knock or ring... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
Romsparkle
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Stockport, United Kingdom
I am not so feeling it!

EZ location and EZ walk. I did not feel the Magic god within me. The magic door opened 20 minutes... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Sequoia R
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Manhattan Beach, California
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
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Via Tagliapietre, 19, Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

Find the small church a short walk out of the centre of Bologna, enter the church and knock or ring the bell on the door on the left hand side. Someone will buzz you through into a receiving room. You will then be allowed into...More

Thank Romsparkle
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

EZ location and EZ walk. I did not feel the Magic god within me. The magic door opened 20 minutes late or dies time really matter here in this exact moment of time. There were several people before me, and they took turns kneeling directly...More

Thank Sequoia R
Reviewed 13 December 2016

My niece is Catherine so I went to see the mummified remains of her namesake. The church is off the beaten track, the door to Saint Catherine is hidden on the left inside the empty church. There is a doorbell with something written in Italian....More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 7 May 2016

The church of St. Catherine seems to be a bot outside of the centre, but in fact it is 10-15 min easy walking distance.When we got there we had a feeling that we are back in medevial centuries entering beautiful church full of mistery. Look...More

Thank HappyChris008
Reviewed 25 October 2015

The church is so pretty and calling into see St. Catherine is a must. A little bothering that they do not have information in English but you cannot have everything. Very quaint church and lovely to see her resting place.

1  Thank CorkMilly33
Reviewed 24 August 2015

The church Corpus Domini is beautiful. But the real best is the Cappella della Santa inside of it as it contains a mummy. It is only open Tue to Thu and Sat/Sun from 9:30 to 11:30 and 16 to 17:45. Fotos are normally not allowed...More

1  Thank incahueca
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Drawn to relics in ancient cathedrals and churches, I'd read ahead about Corpus Domini and made a special trip to see Santa Katarina's full body relic. We were greeted by a beggar at the door who informed us the chapel holding the relic was closed,...More

Thank bonanie
Reviewed 29 May 2015

This Church has two nice paintings of Carracci and several other ones. The entrance dates from the 15th Century. but the most interesting part of the church is the chapel with the sitting mummy of Sant Catherine of Bologna. Entrance to this chapel is open...More

Thank strandman46
Reviewed 4 May 2014

Saint Catherine of Bologna was a 15th century author, musician and painter as well as abbess. Her violetta, a type of small bowed string instrument can be seen in her chapel as well as other memorabilia. A visit to her chapel is an interesting experience...More

Thank Aussie7leagueboots
Reviewed 10 May 2012

The Baroque Church of Corpus Domini tucked away in a side street (Via Tagliapietre, just to the right of Via d’Azeglio when heading towards Porta d’Azeglio) five minutes from Piazza Maggiore is not one of the grandest or most famous of the churches in the...More

6  Thank WilliamJo
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