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Basilica di San Domenico

Piazza San Domenico 13, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 640 0411
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Piazza San Domenico 13, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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"dominican order"
in 11 reviews
"young michelangelo"
in 8 reviews
"beautiful church"
in 15 reviews
"filippino lippi"
in 5 reviews
"great artists"
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"major churches"
in 2 reviews
"side chapels"
in 7 reviews
"small donation"
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"cover your shoulders"
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"baroque style"
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"main altar"
in 3 reviews
"italian churches"
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"worth seeing"
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"works of art"
in 3 reviews
"central bologna"
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"well worth the visit"
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"worth the trip"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Located in a lovely, quiet area of this lovely town the badilica is an architectural gem, peaceful, tasteful, beautiful and loaded with religious and historical significance.

Thank EUcivilization
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The interior is bright and spacious and holds a lot of amazingly beautiful paintings and sculptures. I came in in the middle of a mass, so I could not enjoy all the works of art properly. Next time I'm in Bologna, I will definitely come...More

Thank Ravalus
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is in this church that the saint Dominicus, who started the Dominican order, is buried. There is a special chapel dedicated to his tomb, which is very well worth seeing. On the tomb itself, artists, including Michelangelo, worked for over 300 years. Other points...More

Thank Katrien S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The church itself is large and grand. Much of it is very ornate. Stand out parts for me were the shoir stalls (costs 1 euro for choir and cloister) which are covered in fantastuc marquetry and the cloister which is an oasis of peace and...More

Thank Christina E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Somehow even though this is very central, it seems to be missed by many tourists. It is definitely worth a visit.

Thank Oliver_G_London
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

An important place dedicated to the founder of the Dominican Order. San Dominica’s tomb is quite impressive. The building itself is lacking compared to so many others. The interior was refurbished in a Baroque style in the 18th century.

Thank sleepybexhill
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

A very important Basilica in Bologna, beautiful sculptures and paintings are inside also the remains of St Dominic.

1  Thank MIKE F
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

This is one of the major churches in Bologna and the remains of Saint Dominic are buried inside a shrine behind the altar of St. Nicholas. The church is located in the Piazza San Domenico. The exterior is quite plain compared to similar Basilicas. There...More

Thank Jo K
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

We almost missed this most beautiful chapel but for a review we had read we would have - its through some gates up a couple of stairs & out of immediate view. The Basilica of San Domenico is one of the major churches in Bologna,...More

1  Thank Robert_B_London61
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

On a recent trip to Bologna, Italy my husband and I went to the Basilica of San Domenico. It is a lovely church and has three statues by Michelangelo who lived in Bologna for a time. The priest who was there was very friendly and...More

Thank Peggy S
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