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Basilica di Sant’Antonio

Piazza del Santo 11, 35123, Padua, Italy
+39 049 822 5652
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Basilica where the apostle St. Mark is buried and which contains the largest bronze works of Donatello.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“st anthony” (83 reviews)
“tongue” (51 reviews)
“anthony's tomb” (40 reviews)
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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"st anthony"
in 83 reviews
"tongue"
in 51 reviews
"anthony's tomb"
in 40 reviews
"beautiful church"
in 47 reviews
"vocal chords"
in 16 reviews
"patron saint"
in 19 reviews
"pilgrimage site"
in 14 reviews
"holy place"
in 9 reviews
"spiritual experience"
in 9 reviews
"every hour"
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"main altar"
in 10 reviews
"side chapels"
in 18 reviews
"moving experience"
in 12 reviews
"on display"
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"basilica di"
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"take your time"
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"relics"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Worth the visit, the entrance is free, but it won't change your views on life and religion. The inside is mostly baroque, a couple of frescoes are quite interesting.

Thank Djole S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

it is beautiful, filled with unimaginable art and sculptures by some of the finest (including Donatello), highly venerated and a center of living religious culture.

Thank Gir0vaghi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amasing construction with a lot of emotions inside. Superb arhitecture and full with praing people.

Thank Daniel968
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s grand! The basilica is very well decorated and there’s the tomb of st Antonio which is very special - loads of people come to wish him to help find lost things

Thank srsrsunrui
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An incredible and huge church. Amazing sculptures and it was an extraordinary experience to view people during their pray. A must in Padua.

Thank Κάρολος Δ
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a quick visit to Padua and decided to see at least one main site and our choice was the Basilica. After taking a scenic route from the station we finally arrived and were greeted by the awesome sight of the Basilica. The scale of...More

Thank SK6
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Why not take a walk around the inner part of this amazing Church, wonder between all the altars, have a look on the relics of Sant Antonio to end up in the amazing looking chiosc and garden meticulously cared about the priests who live there.

Thank rico_ds
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Iz os one of the most beautiful church ..... Usually I don't like religion building but this You need love

Thank Mirza D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even if you already saw many churches, this is one unique thanks to many cupolas, special ceiling decoration, pillows, bas reliefs and St. Antony tomb.

Thank o_ciit
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

An enormous and breathtaking church with some interesting historical and Saint Anthony related artifacts. It's a beautiful and peaceful basilica. Well worth a visit. Really a must see in Padua. Get there early to avoid all the crowds and enjoy the tranquility. No photos allowed....More

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Thia07
23 January 2018|
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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
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Tom F
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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
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