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In the heart of Bologna is the Basilica of San petronio, a huge church with interesting architecture. The entrance is free. There are security men in the entrance as well as inside. Photos are not allowed but they told us when we already had a...More
This place is a true repository of art and culture, as well as being an important church in the city. The only difficulty we encountered was listening to a concert and the acoustic is so great that the sounds made by choir and organ tended...More
Having travelled through many old cities in Europe, this isn't the most incredible cathedral I have seen. However, it's free to enter and right in the middle of Piazza Maggiore, so it's worth taking a few minutes to walk through! Some of the side chapels...More
I wasn't blown away by this Basilica.
It is partly covered up on the outside for renovation, which certainly detracted from its appearance.
It is certainly worth visiting, and there is no charge.
But not overwhelming.
Not one of the most beautiful I have ever seen in my life, rather austere inside , but when in Bologna you have a duty to see it. From inside there are various little rooms and chapels that are very pretty indeed, and one mummified...More
The Basilica of San Petronio is a very large imposing and interesting building which we could not enter during our last visit to Bologna. It overlooks and dominates the Piazza Maggiore. I was determined not to miss it on this trip. It so happened our...More