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Basilica di San Domenico

Piazza San Domenico 13, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 640 0411
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Piazza San Domenico 13, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed May 31, 2017

In a city – in a country – with many beautiful old churches, this one is up there in the first rank. Yet … perhaps because it’s slightly away from the city centre, or perhaps it was the time of our visit, but there seemed...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2017

This church is ornate and has many wonderful artists' works there. If you find St Dominic's tomb, walk behind it and there are two figures carved at the top. The one on the right was done by a young Michelangelo.

Thank mamameatball
Reviewed May 24, 2017

We saw this during the Saturday evening Mass - and what a sight! Full to bursting, brilliant choir, real sense of worship, and all in a magnificent building. Don't miss it.

Thank Ian K
Reviewed May 23, 2017

I was just walking around and decided to check it out. Beautiful and peaceful, a nice thing to experience. Check it out.

Thank Jess F
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

The Church is very impressive and beautiful and we really liked The churchyard inside the church building!

Thank Lena G
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

We went there on a sunny afternoon, at first it felt as if it was closed, but you can just walk through the front door. Once in, we where overwhelmed by the pure size of the church! It was surprisingly big and even more surprisingly...More

Thank Marvin H
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Have visited lots of churches over the years -- this is beautiful. The highlight is clearly the Arc of St. Dominic, sculpted by numerous great artists (including a small contribution by Michelangelo). Don't forget to go around the tomb/alter, as you can see his reliquary...More

Thank Dante451
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Beautiful building, nice escape from the hustle and bustle of the main streets....only 5 minutes from Piazza Maggiore. Lovely atmosphere and paintings.

Thank Bing999
Reviewed May 3, 2017

It is in the hear of the old city of Bologna. The achirtecture of the inside of the church is simply amazing. One wonder how did they build huge pillars then?

Thank 384johnson
Reviewed May 2, 2017

I passed by San Domenico on a quiet Friday afternoon, and the church was flooded with light and flowers (preparations for weekend services). A beautiful, airy church that offers a sense of calm and relatively few visitors.

Thank RaBaNaBey
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