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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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“holy sepulchre” (27 reviews)
“gift shop” (16 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"
in 27 reviews
"different periods"
in 9 reviews
"gift shop"
in 16 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 9 reviews
"old church"
in 13 reviews
"guide book"
in 9 reviews
"middle ages"
in 10 reviews
"small museum"
in 9 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 27 reviews
"lovely church"
in 10 reviews
"centre of bologna"
in 9 reviews
"complex"
in 135 reviews
"cloisters"
in 83 reviews
"jerusalem"
in 32 reviews
"basilica"
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"architecture"
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Reviewed 2 days 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 days 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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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Bologna is mandatory for you to visit this church, also called the 7 churches Basilica

Thank gioteo_63
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing, really so big and old, with free museum inside, we were really impress how large is it

Thank Michaela H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For only a small donation you can explore this lovely complex of ancient chapels. Definitely one of the top places in Bologna.

Thank Jo G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Compared to cathedrals in Rome, Florence and Siena the exterior of this one isn’t the most amazing but the interior does make up for it so make sure you go inside. Height of the roof makes for a very special space and some of the...More

Thank MCCRLJS
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This complex of churches, including a large courtyard helping to connect the 4 churches remaining of the original 7, is well worth wandering through to enjoy the many architectural details and historical artifacts. No fee for entry but you will likely be moved to make...More

Thank lranewyorkparis
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some parts date back to the 5th century. It is composed of seven churches symbolic of the way of the cross. With very few english signs or information, going there without a guide or guide book is a little futile. Not a place for children...More

Thank 432JamesD
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Peaceful place for quiet contemplation. Stunning architecture whose aesthetic is austere, cool & perfect for reflection.

Thank Beverley4
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is well worth a look. The 'Seven Churches' complex can be found on Piazza Santo Stefano, about five minute's walk to the East of the main town square of Piazza Maggiore. This is a complex of different churches from different eras, all interconnected internally,...More

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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
27 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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