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Basilica where the apostle St. Mark is buried and which contains the largest bronze works of Donatello.more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Piazza del Santo 11, 35123, Padua, Italy
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+39 049 822 5652
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This Basilica was amazing. I entered this church after most of the rest of the group and did not hear the instruction that no photos were allowed, so I was taking pictures in this church when another person on the tour told me about it....More

Thank lamarbradley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful, reverent, historical Cathedral in the heart if the Padua. Somewhat dark inside, photography not allowed.

Thank JMCasas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Chiesa del Santo, as locals call it, is an impressive monument: it is a very large church, with the typical basilica design, and impressively decorated on the inside, with frescoes, oil paintings, mosaics , stone carvings and a collection of relics supposedly going back...More

Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are many beautiful works of art within this church. But not sure what the big deal in not being allowed to take a photo without a flash. They come running up to stop you. Oh well, it's a nice church.

Thank PSD44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My favourite monument in Padova. I went 3 times there during my week in Padova. A multimedia show explanes the life of St. Antonio with a contemporary persective. At the end you can take a picture that will be send at your home withe blessing...More

Thank Inspiration80056
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's amazing, but the big reason to go here is for the relics. They're in a side-chapel, and you have to get in a separate line to see them.

Thank judyisreadytogo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This morning we made our way from our self-catering apartment to the Basilica of Saint Anthony, the 13th Century Franciscan who covered a surprising portion of Europe and North Africa with his popular preaching. When I misplaced something, my paternal grandmother would advise me to...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

no ticket necessary. I attended Sat. night mass which was incredible. This is a must see basilica!!!

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Completely surprised by this Basilica. I can't clearly explain why, but I think it's beauty is very close to St. Peter's in Rome... in it's own way. It's huge, but maybe the scale is more relatable? I just found every corner to be fascinating. I...More

Thank Andiamo83
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We thought this would be a side trip to our visit. Amazing! Don’t miss the courtyards and enjoy your time here. Want to go back.

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John S
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Response from Jim R | Reviewed this property |
You can visit any time. During Mass, the seats in front of the main altar are cordoned off and reserved for Mass goers only. However, there's plenty to see around the sides of the basilica and in the cloisters. As soon as... More
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