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Basilica di San Domenico

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Piazza San Domenico 13, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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All reviews dominican order young michelangelo choir stalls beautiful church filippino lippi st catherine pleasant area dominican church including michelangelo side chapels main altar opening times works of art interesting history well worth the visit city centre sculptures
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Reviewed January 9, 2019

The church is a few blocks from the main historic center of town but well worth a visit - it has three early sculptures by Michelangelo.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 5, 2019

Basilica di San Domenico is "a-must-see" place in Bologna from many aspects. The architecture of the building is beautiful, reflecting a couple of styles like renaissance and medieval. When you go inside, the beauty goes on surprising you even more. The chapels are designed in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

It’s a bit further out from the town centre, but definitely worth the walk. It’s a really magnificent church, and a bit quieter than the nearby San Petronio which makes it a bit more enjoyable.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 22, 2018

The tomb of St Dominic is an elaborate composition by artists from different periods, The part by Nicola Pisano is stunning.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 13, 2018

The art treasures within the Basilica are extensive and splendid to see. We were fortunate also to receive a personal tour of S Dominic's cell and to see furniture he had regularly used and various of his personal belongings, and to be taken through a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

This is a must see in Bologna. Pay the l euro and go behind the altar and see the amazing choir stalls, inlaid with scenes, separated by stop fluted carved wood columns, all circling a central inlaid table on top of which is a huge...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 21, 2018

Fantastic architecture but charged 2 euros to take photo, which to be fair probably doesn't meet the upkeep.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

This was a short walk outside the main tourist area- just before you get to the church, judging from the names of the shops we walked past, must be one of the wealthiest areas of the city. The church itself is enormous, two of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

This is a very large cathedral located in the heart of Bologna. Easy to find and worth of visit (if you enjoy seeing churches).

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alec D
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Amazing church with a very long aisle and 2 really lovely side chapels one dedicated to Our Lady of the Rosary with the other to San Domenico Beautiful frescoes and paintings on the walls and ceilings make it worth your while to sit and just...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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