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I stopped here during my recent stay in Padua. The interior is really quite spectacular and definitely worth seeing. The church is open most of the time and there is quite a bit to see inside.There is a special chapel with relics that has lovely...More
This is a very large building with what seemed like dozens of side chapels. I walked around a semi-circular path that I believe took me behind the altar. In one of those rooms (don't miss that one!) you go up a few stairs, then walk...More
The Basilica takes your breath away.It is just wonderful.The basilica houses the tomb of St Anthony and some impressive art.There are lots of relics of other saints too there.There was a dress code to cover shoulders and no short shorts .Worth the visit, must see...More
This is one of the most beautiful church interiors I've ever seen in my travels, but I respected their request to not take photographs inside. There are several bronze sculptures by Donatello (including the crucifix), and multiple other sculptures and frescoes. It was not tacky,...More
A beautiful, huge basilica inside and outside. This is a working church as our visit coincided with Mass. On a personal level, I could do without the relics(skin, hair, finger)which somehow I find revolting but it was still amazing.
This was on my" bucket list " for years. We went on a 5 day pilgrimage with Irish tour group led by Irish priest. A moving and deeply spiritual experience . Basilica is a wonderful church -extremely busy daily with celebrations of Mass and groups...More
The Basilica takes your breath away, from the outside as much as from the inside. There is a small pamflet which has a sacred path you must take around the complex of bouildings this Basilica consists of.
This is a must see in Padova. There are many easy places to park near or if you take a train to town, it is a quick 8 Euro cab ride or about a 30 minute walk through mostly nice parts of town. Once inside,...More
You can visit any time. During Mass, the seats in front of the main altar are cordoned off and reserved for Mass goers only. However, there's plenty to see around the sides of the basilica and in the cloisters. As soon as... More
You can visit any time. During Mass, the seats in front of the main altar are cordoned off and reserved for Mass goers only. However, there's plenty to see around the sides of the basilica and in the cloisters. As soon as Mass is over, you can walk through the centre.