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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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Beautiful Basilica in Bologna

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

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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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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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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Utica, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Massive church with very important works, including several by Michelangelo. The tomb of St Dominic, founder of the Dominican order, is here along with his reliquaries. Both because of its immensity and the interior design, it's a must see on any visit to Bologna.

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Maroochydore, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

A truly magnificent basilica. They hit you 2 euro to take photos, but well worth it. So much to look at.

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Walnut Creek, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This cathedral was on my must see list because I have a affinity for relics, supposedly St. Dominic's relic was on display as well as a full figured wax replica of him. While it wasn't clear which chapel held these, the cathedral itself displays all the monetary might and power invested by its patrons. The chapels are each works of... More 

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Wantage, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The interior space if very impressive. It will surely take hundreds of years more to complete the total exterior decoration.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

There are so many churches and cathedrals in a relatively short distance apart that its easy to many of them in the same day! My advise is don't unless you are only in Bologna for a day - but if you only come to Bologna for a day you will miss out on so much more. Nevertheless it was a... More 

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Additional Information about Basilica di San Domenico

Address: Piazza San Domenico 13, 40124 Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: +39 051 640 0411
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > Santo Stefano
Open Hours:
Monday 8:30 am - 1:00 pm  3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 1:00 pm  3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 1:00 pm  3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 1:00 pm  3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 1:00 pm  3:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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