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Via Santo Stefano, 40125 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Piazza is located in the old town and has a nice easy feel to it.There is a number of attractions close by and it is an ideal place to recharge enjoy a coffee ,beer or something to eat

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank PeterB997
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Piazza Santo Stafano is probably the most beautiful piazza (town square) in Bologna as it is situated before th church of Santo Stefano and the arches (portici) around the square are among the mos tbeautiful in Bologna. Take your time and also sit down...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank bedlamborn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

4 churches side by side in a lovely square, fascinating brickwork and domes. Also a cloister which could be interesting if not packed with school parties!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Priscilla284
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Piazza Santo Stefano was not far from where we were staying in Bologna. It is very beautiful with lots of churches nearby. It has a little slower feeling then some of the larger piazza's. Worth you time and visit!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alec D
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

This piazza is not to be missed. A bit off the main road it is like walking into a fairytale when you enter the piazza. The 3 churches are unique and filled with history and free to visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sarao154
Reviewed December 11, 2018

When you walk there is just walking back in time...you get a sense of peace and relaxation away from the traffic of everyday life. The church of Santo Stefano is the oldest and most beautiful church in Bologna, do not miss it!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank patrizia53_12
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

The thing that’s interesting about this piazza is that you can stand in the middle and see seven different churches surrounding you. It’s in a sort of quieter corner of the Centro Storico so its doesn’t have the bustling energy of the Piazza Maggiore, but...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank AlexB10499
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Piazza Santo Stefano is very beautiful, like something you would expect to see in an old italian movie. Its quite small and quiet, with beautiful architecture and gorgeous cobble stones. A perfect place to have a sit and rest and socialise with the locals.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Penwahr500
Reviewed June 25, 2018

This is a peaceful square just a few minute's walk to the East of the main square of Piazza Maggiore. Surrounded by attractive buildings with porticos, there are a few little restaurants and bars here. The main attraction is the 'Seven Churches' cluster of interconnected...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SevenoaksSinjun
Reviewed June 23, 2018

This is an intimate piazza where everyone gathers to socialize. It was so peaceful and tranquil on the day that we were there. The square is often used for cultural events, flea-markets, and concerts. There are porticos along both sides of the square. The Basilica...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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