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Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano

Via Santo Stefano 24 | Piazza S.Stefano - Bologna, 40125 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 223256
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Via Santo Stefano 24 | Piazza S.Stefano - Bologna, 40125 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 223256
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A lovely church near the centre of Bologna, very nice inside, really quaint .Outside is a great square in the old fashioned stones.

Thank MIKE F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of those beautiful places that one must see in Bologna. Great history with amazing architecture

Thank mundosully
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing complex of seven churches. We visited some years ago, however as it was the end of the day we only had a quick look around so we felt that we had to return and spend more time there. Especially worth seeing...More

Thank ES1211
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tiny church very close to the Two Towers, located in a beautiful square in the centre of Bologna. Inside it is very quiet and nice. A must in town, very easy to be found and starting point for a visit to another side of Bologna....More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take the bus up the hill, see the basilica and walk back down to the town centre under the amazing portico.

Thank clemandjaz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Basilico Santo Stefano is a complex of seven different churches, a courtyard and a square. From the square you can see three churches; The Church of the Holy Crucifixion is on the right, The Church of Calvary is in the centre and The Church of...More

Thank Jo K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

San Stefano gives its context to the very complicated early history of Bologna and its people. It's a true representation of the monastic life and the interaction with the people surrounding. Right in the centre of the City. A "must visit".

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

7 Churches in one, intertwined artistically with a great square in front of the main church. Perfect on a sunny day. No real dress code - but in Italy obviously in church you have to be dressed decently. No bar inside, but outside the church...More

Thank Karin115
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There’s a lot to cope with in here; so many spaces - little chapels, paintings beautifully framed by the natural light, remains of older mosaics or wall-paintings just hinted at and even it has its own museum inside. For a free to enter place, it’s...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic piece of history and great value in Bologna. There is a whole serious of churches all clustered together, so this is so much more than just visiting a single church. Well worth the time.

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Julie S
10 July 2016|
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Response from DryPuddle | Reviewed this property |
You can easily walk from the station!...Its i nice 20min walk through the centre of Bologna and it takes you just by the Due Torri....
Antonella r
30 August 2015|
Response from Antonella r | Reviewed this property |
It is open everyday from 8 am to 7 pm everyday. When is the mass the guide tour can be suspended , but if you are only few people is possible with discretion.And sometime in the summer at the mid day is closed.For be sure... More
27 August 2015|
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Response from Roberto35411 | Reviewed this property |
It is open during the day and evening, though sometimes it is closed at midday.And the Masses, of course