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Basilica di Santa Giustina

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Address: Prato della Valle, 35100 Padua, Italy
Phone Number: 39-0498751628
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Ancient, large, lovely

This is a fine monumental basilica, that has a prominent place even in a very monument-rich city as Padua. It is quite ancient, having been built in the 6th century, and - as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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Zurich, Switzerland

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This was interesting but not a spectacular place but worth a visit It had a massive two gold organs. It is an interesting place and worth a visit.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This is a fine monumental basilica, that has a prominent place even in a very monument-rich city as Padua. It is quite ancient, having been built in the 6th century, and - as often - extended and rebuilt several times in the next 12 centuries. It hosts the remains of St. Giustina and of a score of other saints, including... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Not just a basilica that resembles the exterior of Sant'Antony, this is worth a visit on its own for its majestic interior.

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Venice, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The old antique part of the church is definitely a very interesting place to visit with nice frescoes and interesting architecture.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This Basilica is in the city centre of Padua (known as Padova to the locals) - it is a church where I experienced the quiet and tranquil presence of the Almighty - as I did in the beautiful city of Padua. Come and visit when you come to Padua - and remember to visit the Oval Park and for accommodation... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Another huge church with an amazing side chapel that is well worth a visit. The information about it's restoration and history is worth the money and I would strongly advise you listen to it before you go in. There is a very primitive cage like structure which will set you thinking and a very pleasingly proportioned chapel awaiting you.

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Padua, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The church is very simple in its romanic style, but it's very closed to the magnificent square Prato della Valle and it's just a 1 minute walk from it. Once you enter the Basilica, go to the right side down to an "L" shaped corridor and you'll see a very ancient chapel (looking like a mini synagogue), but the major... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Like another reviewer we were looking for St Anthony's (Il Santo) and thought this was it. We couldn't understand why we were unable to find any of the artworks described in the guidebook until the penny dropped! It probably has a completely different atmosphere when full of pilgrims but seemed rather cold and empty because of its enormous size and... More 

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Like the Duomo, when you step in lt looks vast and empty but actually it has a number of artistic treasures, moments of colourful surprise and the tombs of Saints Luke and Matthew.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This is a surprisingly large church where St Luke is supposed to be. It is rather cold in feeling despite the crowds of pilgrims, so perhaps more for believers than the casual tourist.

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Address: Address: Prato della Valle, 35100 Padua, Italy
Phone Number: 39-0498751628
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Padua  >  Padua

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