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Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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Address: Piazza San Zeno, Verona, Italy
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Built in 1123-35, this ornate Romanesque church features adorned bronze...

Built in 1123-35, this ornate Romanesque church features adorned bronze doors and remarkable Cloister.

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This basilica is around the corner from our hotel, so it was a must. €2.50 entry per person was quite reasonable, which included a map and audio set. Well preserved frescos... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 December 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

This basilica is around the corner from our hotel, so it was a must. €2.50 entry per person was quite reasonable, which included a map and audio set. Well preserved frescos, sculptures and other works. Beautiful original church doors were my favourite pieces. Lovely courtyard gave a sense of serenity. If you're staying in San Zeno, it's worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Grand Basilica with the most wonderful ceiling , went on Sunday in December during a mass and the ceremony was a delight

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We visited this amazing church/basilica and were totally impressed by the grandeur. There is a beautiful huge door on the side facing the square, with two tall pillars on either side. The outside of this wonderful church is carved beautifully.To gain access,you need to go in through a smaller door round the other side to what looks like the main... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

I don't usually go to see churches, but this one was recommended to us and wow, it was huge and really beautiful. Totally worth of visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

This is a spectacular Romanesque church which you must not miss if you are in Verona. It is filled with interesting sculptures and historical facts. Very interesting visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

In all my travels I seek out pilgrimage sites so there was no way I would pass an opportunity to visit this important medieval Basilica in Verona During our visit We had the place to ourselves A place for prayer ,worship ,solitude , knowledge and a quiet observation The history and architecture ,artworks, frescoes, bronze doors, crypt, the statue of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

This beautiful Romanesque church is definitely not to be missed, even though it is a short bus ride (31,32,33) from the centre. To the side of the main door are good sculptures including the Emperor Theodoric chasing a stag into Hell. Joint top attraction is probably the marvellous bronze doors from the 12th Century. Lovely wooden ceiling and a massive... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Majestic church with many highlights. Check your guidebook for clues to its history, but inside there is also a panel with describes what to look for.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Our tour guide recommended we visit this Basilica as she said it was the most beautiful in Verona and she wasn't wrong. The outside of the building is impressive enough but it doesn't give hint to how breathtakingly beautiful this historic, old Bacilica is inside. It was quite a walk from the historical centre where we were staying but certainly... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Stunning architecture with some interesting statues outside, you suddenly walk around a corner and there it is in all its glory

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