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Basilica di San Domenico

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Address: Piazza San Domenico 13, 40124 Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: +39 051 640 0411
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
3:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Beautiful church

There are so many things to see. Besides the paintings, there are beautiful statues, an altar where Michelangelo sculpted 3 statues, a retrochoir with fabulous wood work, a very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Budapest, Hungary

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

There are so many things to see. Besides the paintings, there are beautiful statues, an altar where Michelangelo sculpted 3 statues, a retrochoir with fabulous wood work, a very nice garden. It is one of the main churches of the city.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

There are a lot of treasure and hidden gems in this particular place. One will not appreciate what was inside by looking at the building from outside. a lot of stuff that i have never see before. some ancient architectural designs were everywhere on the building

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Hidden gem. Would never guess the treasures inside from its exterior. Make sure you see three small Michelangelo statutes on tomb of St. Domenic.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

One of cathedrals to visit for sure! As it is pretty often with Italian churches, it's not very attractive from outside, but when you come inside... you are just amazed and can't stop staring voiceless all these affresche, paintings, sculptures... Here you can also find the tomb of San Domenico, the founder of Dominican Order. The interior is really impresive... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Amazing Church rich in treasures. Don't miss it if you want to see somenthing off the beaten paths. It is located only 5 minutes from the main piazza.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Amazing and beautiful Basilica. It is a wonderful experience and with church I see in Italy I am amazed and overwhelmed.

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Krakow, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

When visiting Bologna it is a place where you have to go for sure. Beautiflul church. Just be aware you need to be dressed properly (no short shorts and boxer t-shirts

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Valletta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

One must visit this Basilica most especially the tomb of the saint.The cloister is very nice as well.

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We are not Catholic or religious but we were impressed by the basilica, it's a way to escape for short time, rest tired legs and enjoy peace and quiet, another of The hidden gems in Bologna

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

There are places hidden away in Bologna that I didn't know about, but they are so rewarding when you turn a corner and see this incredible architecture.

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