Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, Bologna

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Religious Site Church
The basilica of Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano encompasses a complex of churches. Explore the labyrinth, see buildings from different periods, and observe their architectural differences. Inside the churches, admire the collection of artworks. Wander through the courtyard to find the ancient basin, "Catino di Pilato," a Lombard work from the eighth century. The 14th-century sculpted rooster, "Rooster of St. Peter," recalls the biblical story of St. Peter's denial. The gift shop products made in different monasteries across the country. To visit Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano and get the most from your holiday in Bologna, create itinerary details personal to you using our Bologna trip itinerary maker.
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  • Certainly a must if you visit Bologna. It brings you back in time to the roman period. a place to wonder and come to rest  more »
  • Interesting and historic set of chapels and churches. Very welcoming and helpful - even free wifi outside the gift shop. Near the Museum of the Story of Bologna - worth 20-30 minutes of your time.  more »
  • stunning basilica (actually a group of churches) in beautiful piazza, lovely cafes and bistros all around and Sunday flea market  more »
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  • amazing church! there are many churches inside, open until 7pm, very polite!
  • Very beautiful and interesting. Several churches in one complex. Dating back to 100 bc.
  • Hey tourist, I'm talking to you, you have to see this. Beautiful historical place in the city center, beautiful square!
  • Lovely surprise inside! Worth visiting!
  • This is one of the 7 secrets of Bologna. The place has to offer a nice surprise every time you visit it. The peaceful cloisters is ideal for meditation