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Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano

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Address: Via Santo Stefano, 24, 40125 Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: +39 051 223256
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Quite big and very old church

This was one of the very highlights of Bologna. Most impressive place. Puts you back centuries ago. Not to be missed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This was one of the very highlights of Bologna. Most impressive place. Puts you back centuries ago. Not to be missed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful place to visit. Really enjoyed this place. Highly recommend to see. Loved the vaulted ceilings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I spent a year in Bologna. This was one of my favorite spots in one of my favorite cities. Stepping through the churches is like stepping through time - from one era to the next. Don't just go see it. Linger.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This was a beautiful, quiet place in the middle of the city. It really feels almost like you are at a monastery in the countryside. The monks are very friendly and sell a wide variety of their own cosmetics and herbal preparations.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We stumbled into this basilica after a long day of exploring. While Bologna is not overly touristy or crowded like Florence or Rome, the transition from the outside world into this area was almost magical. It was a serene and spiritual place. They do not allow photos in certain parts of the building, but that is ok because that time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A beautiful spectacle and well worth a look around. The churches are interesting. Read up on this before visiting to make the most of the visit but you will still be impressed by what you see in the buildings. The Piazza has a great bar to watch the street life too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Enter this church (churches) and let you be surrounded by History and mystical atmosphere. These churches are amazing, one inside the other. I suggest you to read something about it before entering the church, to admire at best. Enjoy!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Enjoyed all the side alters and works of art on display in this old cathederal. There is no cover charge and it is a welcome relief from the heat to spend a bit of time strolling around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Any description is short to what you see, feel and experience. I did not read much before coming to the Santuary, so I was amazed of hat I saw. You need a couple of hours to digest the quiet beauty of each courtyard, each chapel, each detail.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This was originally seven churches combined into one, from very early times of Christianity, now just four remaining but beautifully kept. The museum shop has herbs and jams to offer, quite different from average museum shops.

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Address: Via Santo Stefano, 24, 40125 Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: +39 051 223256
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna

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