Basilica di Sant’Antonio - Basilica del Santo, Padua

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See Donatello's famous equestrian statue of Erasmo da Narni, considered one of the greatest examples of Italian Renaissance sculpture, at Basilica di Sant’Antonio - Basilica del Santo. In the historic city of Padua, the church hosts thousands of visitors each year who come to pray at the tomb of St. Anthony or to admire the 15th-century artwork and decor. The church combines Byzantine, Romanesque, and Gothic architecture. Wander the interior to see the grand marble reliefs and frescoes on the church walls. Masses are held frequently at this popular pilgrimage site, so you can attend a service if you like. Add Basilica di Sant’Antonio - Basilica del Santo to your Padua travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Padua itinerary builder.
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  • The Basilica of the Holy, as it is known to p, is a fine example of religious architecture with statues by artists such as Donatello
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  • Sacred place and with such faith inspired. Was lucky enough to go there with little turnout: invaded by the sacredness of the basilica and the indulgence of the Saint.
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  • Stupendous Basilica visited on several occasions! Also accompanied groups of people and the staff was very helpful
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