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Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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Built in 1123-35, this ornate Romanesque church features adorned bronze doors and remarkable Cloister.
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Piazza San Zeno, 37123, Verona, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautifully atmospheric basilica and the crypt is amazing. Well worth the walk to find it - we took the route alongside the river bank. Easy to walk back into town via the Castello on the other bank.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

San Zeno was a missionary that converted Verona to Christianity and his church is relativity unencumbered by gold and glitter but proves to be an amazing building that needs to be seen

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bob M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved the cloisters but the architecture internally is magnificent. Free with the Verona card and you have the option of a narrative which explains everything. A lovely walk from here by the river to Castelvecchio.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

One cannot leave Verona without a visit to San Zeno and I do recommend to make it at night, strolling through piazza Carrobbio, and coming into view of the majestic facade. Just complete the visit next day and go through the cathedreal and closter.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ivo R
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Verona is full of history and wonderful art; the basilica of San Zeno sits well among the other wonders and is worth visiting. It has a history of over 1000 years, a bronze-sculpted door, other sculptures, frescoes and a structure 9/on three levels) that make...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David-in-Kent-UK
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

I have seen a lot of cathedrals/minsters/abbeys/churches in my time and this one would certainly make my top 10. I thought it was beautiful, the audio tour is included in the admission and the basilica is covered by the Verona card (which I highly recommend)....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank paulhF8561KJ
Reviewed 6 November 2018

San Zeno is on everyone's list of things to se in Verona -- and it lives up to the recommendations. Be sure to go down a few steps in the middle of the basilica to the beautiful vaulted crypt.It's an almost mystical-feeling space that's worth...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

Beautiful old church with plenty of history. Just a few Euro to enter and well worth it! An informative audio guide comes with the entry price

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mark H
Reviewed 30 October 2018

One of many beautiful churches in this city. It is one of the many must sees in a city that is full of beautiful sites.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WiMadcitytraveler
Reviewed 27 October 2018

San Seno was the person who brought Christianity to the region in the 300 AD period. The church houses his remains in an illuminated coffin in the crypt. The church itself is very light and has some interesting frescoes on the walls. You have to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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pseudandry
29 May 2017|
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Response from Ona B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can find the ticket at the entrance and this include other churches too. The audio is inside the church, but you will find someone there very helpful. The tour is less than 1 hour but it worth. Enjoy it :)
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Leslie H
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Response from associazione c | Property representative |
At the entrance of the 4 historical churches of Verona there is a basket where you will find some kimono that you can put over naked shoulders or wear if you are dressed with pants or skirt too short. This is a free service.
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