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Basilica di Sant’Antonio

Piazza del Santo 11, 35123, Padua, Italy
+39 049 822 5652
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Basilica where the apostle St. Mark is buried and which contains the largest bronze works of Donatello.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Piazza del Santo 11, 35123, Padua, Italy
Piazza del Santo 11, 35123, Padua, Italy
+39 049 822 5652
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Reviewed 2 December 2014

Padua suffers the proximity of Venice, so that many people choose not to stop there. it's a pity. Padua is worth at least a couple of days. This church (but I should rate as top ranking many other beauties of Padua) is really an impressive...More

Thank Oscar M
Reviewed 27 November 2014

A Very Beautiful Church and a Must see at Paduva...Was Blessed ...Maintained in a perfect manner and located in a enchanting area...

1  Thank Shivakumar K
Reviewed 25 November 2014

We very much appreciated the beauty and artwork inside St. Anthony's basilica. The architecture of Padova sometimes get's over shadowed by that of Venice but this is not to be missed. Pair this half day activity with a visit to Scrovegni Chapel.

Thank Annie M
Reviewed 22 November 2014

Once you step across the threshold of this stunning basilica, you leave Italy behind and temporarily enter Vatican territory. Though smaller than St. Peter's in Rome, St. Anthony's final resting place is still vast, easily swallowing up the busloads of pilgrims who arrive on an...More

1  Thank Kirk E
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Like very many Italian churches and cathedrals (apart fom some in Rome), this is primarily a place of worship and that makes it al the more special.

2  Thank Peegee
Reviewed 18 November 2014

We had a great visit to this Basilica. It was very peaceful. Nice to visit. Wonderful to photograph. A Must see for Padua. It was interesting to see the tomb of St. Anthony and the relics.

Thank 805teacher
Reviewed 17 November 2014

We loved this church, so beautiful and relaxing a must see in Padova, make sure that you check the hours for the various chapels that are available to the public some are closed during the middle of the day. Be sure to check out the...More

Thank Ryan M
Reviewed 16 November 2014

A visiit to Padua is a must if you are in the Venice region. Basilica and tomb of San Antonio are inspiring.. Take the fast train from Venice, it is worth it. Basilica is 10 minutes from the station on the tram. Traveller Tip, Your...More

1  Thank PeadarGalway
Reviewed 9 November 2014

We had Monika whose husband works for the cathedral and she gave us an excellent tour of the cathedral. Between 50 and 60 Franciscans are resident adjacent to the cathedral and the one I met was very friendly.The cathedral had four cloisters and in one...More

1  Thank rodneycs
Reviewed 9 November 2014

Impressive, beautiful and worth the visit. Additionally, there is not cost along with free,clean bathrooms.

Thank chrisvega123
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Tom F
5 October 2017|
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Response from Aquinasmagister | Reviewed this property |
Yes . There is a large shop in the Basilica itself (you can’t get back into the Basilica from the shop so do the shop at the end ) and you can also sign up to the St Anthony’s Messenger in the shop. The exit from the shop... More
31 October 2016|
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Response from Peter K | Reviewed this property |
Its free of charge