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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
Denise L
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Melbourne, Australia
Lovely!

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

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Dennis J P
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Marco Island, Fl, United States
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
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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 27 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 3 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
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Reviewed 8 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
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