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Basilica di Santa Maria dei Servi Bologna

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Address: Strada Maggiore 50, 40125 Bologna, Italy
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Did not know where to go to mess, and found this great church.. loved the strutture of this church, inside is dark, but a very interesting church to visit🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did not know where to go to mess, and found this great church.. loved the strutture of this church, inside is dark, but a very interesting church to visit🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈

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Thank Antoniette D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful experience there! I am afraid to say that is certainly one of the most beautiful churches on Italy. It's currently been restored, and despite this you can see stunning works of art from IVX's and a beautiful Cimabue Madonna. It's all gothic, rich and full of emotion and history. I am delighted tô been there.

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Thank Julianne L
Nantwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went out of our way to visit it, in order to see Cimabue's Madonna Enthroned. When we finally found it, it was in a dark chapel with a locked iron gate about three metres from the painting. There was a light for fifty cents, but we were too far away to look at or experience the work in any... More 

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Thank valnowell
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

I have visited many historic religious sites in Bologna but this was one which Inshall remember for its simplicity and sense of quietude. I recommend it when one requires the need to step off the tourist routes of Bologna.

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Thank JemimaCambridge
Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

Didn't go inside but the walls were beutiful. Would have wanted to visit inside, maybe some time....

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Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

"Strada Maggiore" is a street, formerly just outside the Bologna's perimeter in the Roman era, which followed not the orientation of urban gridiron, but that of the country "centuriatio": it indeed constitutes the axis of this rural centuriatio, being actually the stretch of the ancient Via Emilia closer to Bologna, in the easterly direction, towards Rimini. Soon, in the last... More 

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Reviewed 11 June 2016

Beautifully situated jumble of buildings with some very interesting things to see. Peaceful and evocative. Recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

A colourful display of service men and women outside, the national anthem being played but inside the Church is was quiet and beautiful. Well worth a visit as this was intended to be the largest Church in the world till St Peter's in Rome took over. Many beautiful and ornate chapels around the outside of a simple but grand church.

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Thank Annie D
Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 20 May 2016

a nice square in front, a plain fassade, and tons of decorataion inside of limited artistic value... if it is on your way through the city, have a look, even step in, but don't expect much. not a top-ten visit therefore, but an eventual rainy day activity.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 February 2016

A pleasant surprise awaited us inside such a large quiet atmospheric historic building housing church treasures.

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