Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, Bologna
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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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  • The Basilica is composed of 3 monuments from different periods he's curious to compare. Architecture in red brick and marble columns. Sanctuary of relics. Free entry
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  • Stephen's Basilica is one of the most beautiful religious works in Bologna, the work of medieval art. The square overlooked by the monumental complex is worth a visit, as well as the seven churches of which it consists.
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  • The Church, indeed, churches are really fascinating. Traveling in time looking at the various stages of the construction of the basilica. I didn't like though excessive iconolatrìa.
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  • 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
  • Unique complex of several churches along with a small gallery of art well worth visiting.
  • This is a wonderful church, especially for me Indonesian. I never see a church like this in Indonesia. You will love the architecture of this church.
  • A local friend brought us here and it was quite impressive! A lot of different churches and places to sightsee. The paintings were great although a little bit scary.
  • Beautiful complex situated in one of the most interesting squares in Italy. Totally worth the visit