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Via Santo Stefano 24 | Piazza S.Stefano - Bologna, 40125 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Only a short walk from the main town square of Piazza Maggiore this complex of churches (there were 7 originally, now 4 are remaining) is not to be missed. As many other churches in Bologna there is no fee for entry but you are encouraged...More

Thank Birgitte E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A beautiful church with amazing art and very high ceilings however going to the top of the tower is a very small passageway with no actual steps but more of a kind of ramp ( only one person can go at a time) personally because...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

the chapel building is worth the effort of getting up the hill but the view form top of the dome is stunning. Pay the small donation for a 180 degree view of Bologna and the hills to the south.

Thank ian1232015
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the highlights of my visit to Bologna! There are several churches to visit here, from different centuries. It's fascinating to explore them one by one. Don't miss this place!

Thank Tomek K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A church made of 7 churches through the centuries. Your self guided challenge is to figure out what church you're in at any time, and to id all 7. Good luck...fyi there are maps there and read about it ahead of time...it will help.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Entry in here is just a donation. It is packed full of history, there is so much to see. Well worth a visit!

Thank Gillian S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The visual treasures in this amazing group of chapels/sanctuaries make this a must see for anyone visiting Bologna!!

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very calm and very peaceful, with a real sense of space, light, peace. Our favourite place in Bologna.

Thank Mr_Chartwell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we strolled to this wonderful complex of 7 churches of Franciscan Monks that was open and available for viewing. It was quiet, serene and beautiful. Wafting through the complex were male choir singing prayers.

Thank CaptDrLarry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Basilica is one of the sights to see on the edge of the square. And for this reason it’s worth a peek! It is huge scale with a mostly I decorated interior. The sundial built into the floor is worth checking out when the...More

Thank Tom H
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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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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
28 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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