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Basilica di Sant’Antonio - Basilica del Santo

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Address: Piazza del Santo 11, 35123, Padua, Italy
Phone Number: (+39) 049 8225652
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Basilica where the apostle St. Mark is buried and which contains the...

Basilica where the apostle St. Mark is buried and which contains the largest bronze works of Donatello.

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Built in 1297 this is a stunning Basilica. The many domestic and spires really make this Basilica a stunning spectacle. Inside is well decorated with fresco's from Zevio in the... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Built in 1297 this is a stunning Basilica. The many domestic and spires really make this Basilica a stunning spectacle. Inside is well decorated with fresco's from Zevio in the second half of the 14th century. And much more. The main Altar is spectacular that Donatello originally designed and is a highlight, the crucifix(1444) hangs down. Also the chapel of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pick up your lower jaw to keep your mouth closed as you walk around inside. This is a spectacular Basilica with its heavily painted ceilings, stunning marble and timber work. Every part has a story but unfortunately it is hard to get much information so I suggest reading up before visiting. The architecture is stunning both inside and out. A... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The interior is much better than I expected from the outside. The location is very nice anyhow with the park, statues etc.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If in Padua then take time out to visit this place. The outside is simply stunning and you're able to get some distance away to admire it in full. There are tourist huts outside - probably the only place to pick up any souvenirs in Padua. A short walk down the road to the west takes you to Isola Memmia,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best attraction in Padua. If you a religious or not you may enjoy in beauty of basilica and whole energy that surrounding it. City of Padua is best known for St. Anthony.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Basilica of St. Anthony of Padua is quite impressive. There are lots of paintings, statues and relics to see. Photography is forbidden outside but you can take photos in one of the many cloisters. If you are at all religious it is a "must see", but it is quite beautiful even if you are not.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When in Padua, one simply can't afford not to visit the Basilica do Sant'Antonio especially lovers of architecture and art!Very beautiful indeed!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is unbelievable.....so many paintings, statues, gold, marble.....and visitors are not allowed to take photos, however a gentleman who was taking photos anyway was politely asked to stop. If you are in Padua, you should take the time to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the most beautiful Basilicas we have visited. Outside it was imposing, but inside it holds so much history and meaning, we spent a long time wondering around and taking in the history. Make sure you have your legs and shoulders covered up. You dont want to miss this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd imagine it's the reason most people visit Padua. The place is both architecturally and spiritually moving. I'd recommend a visit early in the AM before the busses start to arrive.

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