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Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano

Via Santo Stefano 24 | Piazza S.Stefano - Bologna, 40125 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 223256
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  • Average1%
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“holy sepulchre” (27 reviews)
“gift shop” (15 reviews)
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Via Santo Stefano 24 | Piazza S.Stefano - Bologna, 40125 Bologna, Italy
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+39 051 223256
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"holy sepulchre"
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"different periods"
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"gift shop"
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"peaceful place"
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"old church"
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"middle ages"
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"guide book"
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"lovely church"
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"worth a visit"
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"complex"
in 136 reviews
"cloisters"
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"jerusalem"
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"basilica"
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Reviewed yesterday

One of the highlights of my visit to Bologna! There are several churches to visit here, from different centuries. It's fascinating to explore them one by one. Don't miss this place!

Thank Tomek K
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A church made of 7 churches through the centuries. Your self guided challenge is to figure out what church you're in at any time, and to id all 7. Good luck...fyi there are maps there and read about it ahead of time...it will help.

Thank Tom B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Entry in here is just a donation. It is packed full of history, there is so much to see. Well worth a visit!

Thank Gillian S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The visual treasures in this amazing group of chapels/sanctuaries make this a must see for anyone visiting Bologna!!

Thank Stephen D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very calm and very peaceful, with a real sense of space, light, peace. Our favourite place in Bologna.

Thank Mr_Chartwell
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we strolled to this wonderful complex of 7 churches of Franciscan Monks that was open and available for viewing. It was quiet, serene and beautiful. Wafting through the complex were male choir singing prayers.

Thank CaptDrLarry
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Basilica is one of the sights to see on the edge of the square. And for this reason it’s worth a peek! It is huge scale with a mostly I decorated interior. The sundial built into the floor is worth checking out when the...More

Thank Tom H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only four of the original churches remain and it is a fascinating site.So much to see and appreciate especially the wooden sculpture of the Magi's adoration of the newborn Christ.

Thank Barbara O
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must see in Bologna. The churches are each beautiful in their unique way. Also when we visited, there were several large school groups. If this is the case, you may be ushered in before the groups.

Thank Virgina C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely complex of old churches, dating from the middle ages to the 18th century. Nice to wander round, and, unlike many Italian churches, no charge to enter. They ask for donations, and when I went to put more than a couple of euro in the...More

Thank GrainneWaterford
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Julie S
10 July 2016|
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Response from DryPuddle | Reviewed this property |
You can easily walk from the station!...Its i nice 20min walk through the centre of Bologna and it takes you just by the Due Torri....
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Antonella r
31 August 2015|
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Response from Antonella r | Reviewed this property |
It is open everyday from 8 am to 7 pm everyday. When is the mass the guide tour can be suspended , but if you are only few people is possible with discretion.And sometime in the summer at the mid day is closed.For be sure... More
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drwmitch
28 August 2015|
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Response from Roberto35411 | Reviewed this property |
It is open during the day and evening, though sometimes it is closed at midday.And the Masses, of course
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