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Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

Piazza San Zeno, 37123, Verona, Italy
+39 045 592813
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Built in 1123-35, this ornate Romanesque church features adorned bronze doors and remarkable Cloister.
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  • Average3%
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Piazza San Zeno, 37123, Verona, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Entrance fee charged but free to enter if entering for prayers. Quite surprised to be asked for an entry fee as this was the first time having visited many cities in Italy over the last 30 years. Worth a visit but only worth paying if...More

Thank GIUHEL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting Basilica of San Zeno in UNESCO World Heritage sites of Verona, one of the most beautiful Romanesque architecture. When I visited there, it was raining in Verona, so very quiet and few tourists inside. The early buildings underwent some changes in the 6th century....More

Thank Akiko N
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the oldest Italian churches. And one of the most wonderful. It does not belong to the most popular attractions, so there are no crowds. To come to the façade take Vicolo Abazia, NOT Via Tomaso da Vico (it will be much...More

Thank Alex_Larissa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of interesting points inside, both history and art. 20-30 minute walk through, with printed guide. Exterior not meaningful. Interesting art gallery near which offers bathroom for free.

Thank TomBBaltimore_Md
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Audio tour is kind of dry and I lost attention after 25 minutes. I also wasn't informed the ticket was good for other churches till I read the reviews on TripAdvisor.

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really liked this church. We came on a sunday afternoon and it was very quiet, comprehensive detailed audio tour well worth 2.50 euros! Recommended

Thank Johnski29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a rewarding 40 minutes looking at the famous Mantegna alterpiece. One our our best art viewing experience in Italy, as it was quiet enough, reasonably accessible, not overwhelmed. And well lit. We did have to wait 30 minutes for a funeral to finish;...More

Thank dzhaughn
associazione c, associazione chiese vive at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Buongiorno, siamo molto felici di sapere che avete atteso con pazienza il termine della funzione, per rispettare la sacralità della...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A magic place, definitely worth seeing. We got audio guides, they are quite helpful to understand the historical context. A bit out of the old city center, but still a must see once you appear in Verona.

Thank Zuzana V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit, a beautiful church with a beautiful interior.The altar is particularly fine and the frescoes on the walls are also worth seeing as are the remains of San Zeno if you get close enough!

Thank iliasmav
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You will be impressed by the architecture and the art inside this church. Worth a 30 minute walk thru.

Thank Irotram
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pseudandry
29 May 2017|
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Response from Ona B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can find the ticket at the entrance and this include other churches too. The audio is inside the church, but you will find someone there very helpful. The tour is less than 1 hour but it worth. Enjoy it :)
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Leslie H
21 June 2015|
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Response from associazione c | Property representative |
At the entrance of the 4 historical churches of Verona there is a basket where you will find some kimono that you can put over naked shoulders or wear if you are dressed with pants or skirt too short. This is a free service.
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