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Cattedrale di San Pietro

Via Dell'Indipendenza 7, 40125 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 222112
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Spare a thought for the guys who built this

The guy behind the old wooden table at the entrance to the belltower surely understood when I asked... read more

Reviewed yesterday
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
A magnicent Building

The original Church was built on this site in 1028 but this was destroyed by fire in 1141... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wendy w
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Via Dell'Indipendenza 7, 40125 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 222112
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The guy behind the old wooden table at the entrance to the belltower surely understood when I asked “Is there a lift?” because he smiled and said “si, si, of course” and grabbed our €5s. I even double-checked by putting on my best Italian accent...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The original Church was built on this site in 1028 but this was destroyed by fire in 1141. Reconstructed in 1184 & in 1396 a high portico was rebuilt in 1467. Besides the magnicent Cathedral,you go visit a museum underneath where they have preserved the...More

Thank Wendy w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another day, another fabulous church in Bologna. We wandered in at 7:30am on Saturday and a service was going on. We sat and listened to the mass whilst enjoying the artworks on display Bologna is a city jam packed with great churches to visit &...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a very beautiful church. Lots of them in bologna. They have a sculpture depicting peoples reaction when Jesus died. It's unique and a must see

Thank Siddhi D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Passing it as we just arrived down the street at the main train station, there were lots of people in dark suits and TV cameras and a huge commotion. Obviously an important religious event was going on. We returned the next day for a quiet...More

Thank Harold J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, Bologna really is full of churches and after a day or two they all merge into each other for me. However this visit was really interesting because we ventured down to the crypt and met the archaeologist, by chance. He was so interesting, showing...More

Thank belette
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the cathedral and attended a high mass - the organ is spectacular. It is a beautiful church.

Thank chrismorrison718
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The church is an impressive Cathedrale decorated in the baroque style. One of the unique art pieces is a large terra-cotta sculpture by Alfonso Lombardi - beautiful detail and worth seeking out. The church is also known for the huge bell - "La Nonna", which...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This is a very beautiful church in Bologna, right in Via D'Independenza. If you happen to walk down that street, you must visit it.

Thank Puri P
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Very interesting and nice church in the heart of Bologna .For me 4th of the greatest churches in Bologna

Thank Daniel K
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21 March 2016|
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Response from Juan Andrés C | Property representative |
NO! On Holidays: 8.30; 10-30; 12.00: 17.30! Look for in Facebook: Cattedralebologna
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Peter S
1 August 2015|
Response from Juan Andrés C | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Donation appreciated
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