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Basilica San Francesco

Via Ugo Bassi, Bologna, Italy (Porto)
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Ranked #28 of 134 Attractions in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Religious Sites
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Toronto, Canada
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107 reviews 107 reviews
35 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

After visiting so many religious sites in italy, this one i just found to be ok... its nice to sit in this on the way to something else to cool down in the AC.

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Gatershead
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

A very interesting interior, that seems to over power you. It was good to sit in the quiet for a while and just take in the surroundings.

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Bologna, Italy
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

This medieval church has an impressive facade and a very nice square. There are also some monumental graves of the first professors of the University of Bologna (and therefore of the world). It's a very 'bolognese' experience to have an aperitivo/glass of wine/beer/ice-cream sitting at the patios of the bars on this square, at the sunset - when the light... More

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