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Basilica of St. Anthony, 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 of St. Anthony. 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. Put Basilica of St. Anthony at the forefront of your travel plans using our Padua itinerary planning app.
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  • It's a large church with a strong emphasis on the cult of St. Anthony (of course). Yet, there is much more than that It's worth taking some time and explore the various pieces of art 
    It's a large church with a strong emphasis on the cult of St. Anthony (of course). Yet, there is much more than that It's worth taking some time and explore the various pieces of art  more »
  • The inside of the church is a lot better from the outside its really big and beautiful with paintings and statues if you are in Padova you must definetelly visit..also on the opposite side of the... 
    The inside of the church is a lot better from the outside its really big and beautiful with paintings and statues if you are in Padova you must definetelly visit..also on the opposite side of the...  more »
  • Nice religious basilica . We were lucky as there were no so many people. No photos allowed inside. Free entry. 
    Nice religious basilica . We were lucky as there were no so many people. No photos allowed inside. Free entry.  more »
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  • It is most famous church and the St Anthony 's in corrupt tungue is here
  • My first visit. Super church and cloister complex.
  • St. Anton of Padua, pray for our families and priests 🙏
  • When i feel so lost i used to go there for praying it helps me alot
  • Pros: - Pleasure to visit this Holy site. - too good to be true interiors and everything there was indeed fantastic. - The Saint Anthony Relics was a Blessing to see up close and real. - Was a lifetime dream to visit this Church. Indeed a great place. Cons: - None. Verdict: - a MUST visit Church when in Italy. One of the Holiest Churches in the World.

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