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Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano

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Address: Via Santo Stefano 24 | Piazza S.Stefano - Bologna, 40125 Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: +39 051 223256
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Fabulous multiple churches. Check out the drawings depicting the different ages to appreciate the history.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous multiple churches. Check out the drawings depicting the different ages to appreciate the history.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can read all the very accurate reviews on TA, but while here do not miss the gift shop where you can buy, at very good prices, products made by the monks. There are very interesting and delicious jams, teas, "restoratives", liqueurs, grapas, digestives, and more. All the products for these are grown on the premises by the monks and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the top attractions in Bologna. It is unlike the usual ornate and decorated churches that you see in other cities in Italy. It is actually multiple buildings and you can walk from one to the other. There is an open courtyard/square and gift shop.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church is not your usual highly decorated catholic basicala. It started in the first few centuries after Christ's birth and has developed into a rambling array, that provides interest. The positioning is lovely, in an open square.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most beautiful place in Bologna. Calm and much bigger than you think. Only improvement could be in the gift shop!

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Rancho Santa Fe, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite churches, simply because it was so strong and impressive in it's design. It's not filled with paintings or frills.....but it conveys such history and "presence". I was there in 2015 and made it a point to go back and see it again in 2016.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place just breathes the middle ages. It is an old square surrounded with period buildings and an atmosphere that goes back more than 600 years. Would love to spend more time there again!

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Lugano, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice and original medieval architecture. It's sad in every corner they ask you money for everything, they are offers generally but they are really not nice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very atmospheric and slightly spooky with gregorian chants in dark surroundings. Definitely worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were told about this church called the 8 churches in one. Looked older than some other churches almost Romanesque with faded frescos an ancient cloister and beautiful coutyard and herb garden gorgeous on the sunny day we visited. different chapels and an amazing pulpit well worth a visit

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