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Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

Piazza San Zeno, Verona, Italy
+39 045 592813
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Built in 1123-35, this ornate Romanesque church features adorned bronze doors and remarkable Cloister.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Piazza San Zeno, Verona, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a "must-see" for any traveller to Verona. We enjoyed it so much more than the usual sights, beautiful and interesting as they are. It has a fascinating history as well as wonderful architecture.

Thank Cherry P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful church just outside the central zone a pleasant stroll along the river bank brings you near the church. It is a beautiful church like so many in Verona with stunning works of art painted onto the walls and ceilings.

Thank Y2438NTstephenb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wouldn't go out of the way to visit, but if in Verona, definitely stop in. The doors are a sight unto themselves.

Thank hokdon
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

this is a lovely church which was a bit out of the way but well worth the find.It was beautiful and huge.

Thank queencharlie
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This historic juwel was errected in the 12th and 13th century. Most of the church is constructed in typical romanesque style while the ceiling is gothic. Awesome piece of architecture and art! For visitors with car, there is a car parc in front of the...More

Thank enricoBeiWien
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Don't get me wrong, I liked visiting the Verona Duomo, but I visually enjoyed this basilica more. The basilica's entrance was the first notable difference with its large bas-relief wall tiles surrounding the exterior doorway which leads to the inner door of 48 bronze panels...More

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Located a little bit out of the beaten tourist tracks of Verona you will find Basilica of San Zeno, said to be one of the most beautiful and better preserved examples of Romanesque architecture in the whole Northern Italy. Don't miss out on this one...More

Thank Butterflies22
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

I had the pleasure to attend the coral evening with Lassus Choir in San Zeno Basilicia Verona on 27/05/17. It was a wonderful occasion this is a very special German Choir and the setting was spectacular. This Choir split for several pieces singing from various...More

Thank Winelovin
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We were amazed by this church...and I have to admit to having seen many churches over 40 years of European travel. The frescoes and the doors are worth any detour you must make to see them. Having also been to Padua to see Giotto's Scrovegni...More

Thank cloudyskiies
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful church!! The story of who Saint Zeno was and his place in the history of Verona is wonderful. The church itself with the artwork, frescoes and ceiling are beautiful. Please if you go to Verona don't miss going. The front of the...More

Thank tina1390
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pseudandry
29 May 2017|
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Response from Ona B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can find the ticket at the entrance and this include other churches too. The audio is inside the church, but you will find someone there very helpful. The tour is less than 1 hour but it worth. Enjoy it :)
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Leslie H
20 June 2015|
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Response from associazione c | Property representative |
At the entrance of the 4 historical churches of Verona there is a basket where you will find some kimono that you can put over naked shoulders or wear if you are dressed with pants or skirt too short. This is a free service.
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