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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 take your time city centre
Beautiful church inside, the outside looks half finished. Lots of art and sculptures to look at and don't forget to look up. Fabulous ceilings.
Only down side is the army at the door way which is a bit intimidating.
We visited from Firenze. Took a train super easy and fast 30mn. Walked from Bologna centrale to the convent of San Domenico via the Piazza Maggiore. 30mn. The church is stunning. Bright. Very peaceful. The tomb of San Dominique is gorgeous. Ceilings. Altars. Choir. You...More
A warm and cozy church to visit! The colors, the paintings the sculptures, give the sense of warmth and relief. Situated very near to the center, its worth it to spend one hour to visit this place, full of art.
As they say this is an amazing church, very richly decorated and very awe inspiring. The fresco's are delightfull and so intricate they give a full 3d effect long before anyone knew what 2,3,d effect were, Take your time in here and take it all...More
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
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
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