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Stumbled across this when we took the land train tour. It is lovely with a lovely garden... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
Chichester, United Kingdom
My favourite church in Bologna

We visited a number of churches in Bologna and this was definitely the best. I am not a big fan of... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
Paul Jeremy T
Oakham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

This is somewhat out of the way and not really worth the effort. There are so many more interesting churches or basilicas to go to, I would give this a miss unless you have lots and lots of time. The only thing that I thought...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

Stumbled across this when we took the land train tour. It is lovely with a lovely garden, definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

We visited a number of churches in Bologna and this was definitely the best. I am not a big fan of the rather overblown baroque interiors found in most of the Italian churches. San Francesco retains it medieval interiro with some beautiful side chapels and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul Jeremy T
Reviewed October 26, 2018

This is in a pretty non-touristy area but not actually very far out of the centre. We wandered in and first found ourselves in an unusual and memorable bric-a-brac sale set around an old cloister. We then found the main entrance to the church, which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We were coming back from Basilica di San Luca and passed this basilica going back into the old town. It was pretty enough, there was a Sunday service on inside. We saw it and it is very pretty although it’s location is a bit far...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

Whilst this church is perhaps not as stunning as some of the others it still is a lovely peaceful place and worth a visit Again there’s a lovely side altar in the main church used for Confession and behind the beautiful and very impressive altar...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

I can’t overstate my admiration for the magnificent churches in this fabulous medieval city. This one with its distinctive green roofed little buildings in front is so eye catching. Highly recommended

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

A little bit out of the way (but only by a few blocks) this church is perhaps the most beautiful of all of those in Bologna. NOT to be missed!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bill H
Reviewed July 19, 2018

About ten minutes from Piazza Maggiore, this church is situated in a quiet square and, while not containing any major artworks, is a lovely, restful church.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GrainneWaterford
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Not as impressive as some of the other churches in Bologna but worth a visit if you are nearby. It's 700m from Piazza Maggiore

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Terry D
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