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Beautiful, amazing - looks nothing from the utside but go in!!

I wish I could add photos to this review as the amazingly decorated ceiling & frescoes are... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Melbourne, Australia

Special in every way! So much history and the story about the Vatican while erecting this... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Dennis J P
Marco Island, Fl, United States
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All reviews beautiful cathedral building dates active church special church baroque style dead christ on display worth a visit large church sheer size works of art wander around free entry the main square crypt organist worship
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

but with a larger, more impressive church on the main square. Pleasant but there are more interesting ones, even in Bologna.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HansGH16
Reviewed 31 October 2018

I wish I could add photos to this review as the amazingly decorated ceiling & frescoes are beautiful The side altars are also lovely & you can organise a guided tour or just wander around by yourself There are glass inserts in the floor up...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

Special in every way! So much history and the story about the Vatican while erecting this beautiful church is amazing. Not always open so it was a true delight to stay directly across the street and visit it in all its glory.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dennis J P
Reviewed 26 October 2018

The churches in Bologna were endlessly beautiful. I felt like this one was less 'bigged up' than some of the others but I really liked it. It is also very easy to get to even if you don't have much time. If you are walking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Just when you think you’ve seen all the big cathedrals in Bologna you come across this. In a street full of the brand name retailers you see everywhere Zara H&M etc suddenly this magnificent building appears. So impressive inside and out. Do visit

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Popped in stunning architecture and impressive stain glass and altars. You can go up on to the roof for a few euros and get a panoramic view of Bologna.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

One must wonder, when do these places get busy. The size and finish on the building is something to see, lots of interest.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

I was on business in Florence, Italy and had a day off. During my day off, I traveled with a colleague to Bologna. We walked all around Bologna. We stopped in this church and enjoyed the visit. Just beautiful - a must see if you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Very large church with plenty of interesting side altars, a cavernous nave, and finely/decorated high altar. It’s one of those churches that is large enough inside to have some good acoustic capabilities, so on a quiet morning, you’ll hear the echoes of every footstep loud...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank AlexB10499
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Arrived when someone was playing the organ which was wonderful and gave a very good atmosphere to look around. The lamps are amazing these line the nave area. a peaceful spot in the middle of the city.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 2DHs
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