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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  • Important and unique monument enclosing within 7 churches, not to be missed when visiting Bologna,,
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  • Walking between the two towers of Bologna shows a large square of Santo Stefano where there are so many churches together and storicamnete built over time with impressive architecture where inside is the first ancient building of Santo Stefano. place where Christianity. faith and history remain indelible among symbols still to understand. Impossible not to visit.
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  • The Basilica is in the background of Piazza Santo Stefano, one of the most beautiful squares of the city. The Basilica is a whole bunch of different edufici nestled between them. Is accessed through the Church of the crucifix, then to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. It is said that pregnant women in Bologna were thirty-three rounds around the Tomb, one for each year of the life of Jesus and then moved into the Church of the Martyrium to pray before the fresco of the Madonna with child. The Church communicates with a splendid medieval cloister which leads to Stephen's Museum.
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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