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Basilica where the apostle St. Mark is buried and which contains the largest bronze works of Donatello.more
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Piazza del Santo 11, 35123, Padua, Italy
+39 049 822 5652
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Reviewed yesterday

Visiting Padua one cannot not visit this landmark place which lies in the heart of the city overlooking a beautiful square.

Thank Franco
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have been in quite a few churches and cathedrals in Europe in my life and I think this was the most beautiful. The mosaics and paintings that were on some of the walls and the ceiling are incredible and must be seen. The photos...More

Thank Emma R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As one who has prayed to Saint Anthony on many occasions to find missing items, it was very special to go to the Basilicia. The building is, itself, stunning. The art work is marvellous. Saint Anthony's tomb is a place of quiet reflection. You can't...More

Thank giacomina17
Reviewed 1 week ago

While it is hard to understand the importance of pilgrimage sites in the Middle Ages, a visit to this Basilica gives a hint. While not nearly to the same extent, St. Anthony's tomb is still the site of pilgrimages, by both those who venerate the...More

Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every step you take in this church is more beautiful then the next. The art work and serenity is wonderful. There was a chance to receive a blessing by one of the priests. Don't forget to have your shoulders and knees covered, ladies!

Thank 5Tish
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is a must see. The church is amazing, I was in awe with each step I took, I am so glad I did not miss this opportunity to see it. There was an opportunity for a member of the clergy to bless a...More

Thank Brigida P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is truly a beautiful Basilica. No photos allowed Contains the tomb of St Antonio and contains a large amount of relics including his jaw and voice box You can do a pilgrimage around the Basilica and receive a certificate at completion which is a...More

Thank Susanne J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There have already been over five thousand reviews of the Basilica here at TA, and for good reason...this church is an absolutely amazing structure. Even if one is not of the Catholic faith, one cannot help but be moved by the feel of history one...More

Thank petergoode2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here to on a pilgrimage to visit my family’s patron saint and was amazed with how beautiful the basilica was. I was expecting a small, simple structure. What I got was a beautiful, multi-faceted building with amazing art and history. Even the more...More

Thank WinterBabyLove
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

of course if you are in Padua this church is one of the major sights to see, stunning beauty inside and out

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23 January 2018|
Response from J0anned568 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I visited in early November. It was surprisingly busy even then, particularly around the relics associated with St Anthony. However, with a little patience it was fine and the lines to view the various religious items... More
Tom F
5 October 2017|
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Response from Aquinasmagister | Reviewed this property |
Yes . There is a large shop in the Basilica itself (you can’t get back into the Basilica from the shop so do the shop at the end ) and you can also sign up to the St Anthony’s Messenger in the shop. The exit from the shop... More