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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  • Tour of the seven churches. Interesting, impressive and unique in the genre. Stopping a few minutes in the cloister.
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  • Striking is beautiful. Is a jewel of Bologna which recommend all tourists, especially foreign ones.
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  • popped in randomly square you find yourself immersed in a suggestive and charming; I think, though less known, is one of the most beautiful squares in Bologna and the Church transmits all the charm of Romanesque architecture.
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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