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This was our first sightseeing trip within a few minutes walking distance from our hotel. Don’t be fooled by the unassuming brown-brick, fairly plain Romanesque façade. The interior is a Renaissance masterpiece with three small sculptures by Michelangelo: Saint Petronius, Saint Proclus and an angel...More
Stunning church, steeped in history. It has 3 early sculptures by the young Michelangelo . Mozart also practiced on one of the organs here when he was in Bologna preparing for an exam at the Philharmonic Academy. It is preserved to the right of the...More
Basilica di San Domenico is another of the lovely churches in central Bologna. Though not our favorite, the church is quite impressive inside and holds a beautiful shrine containing the remains of Saint Dominic, founder of the Dominicans. Young Mozart is said to have played...More
The church is beautiful inside and contains the remains of Saint Dominic in a shrine called the Arca di San Domenico. Many great artists including Michelangelo worked on the shrine which took 500 years to finish. It is stunning. The 13th century painted wooden crucifix...More
We visited this and found it to be very interesting , the museum inside is free but closed on a Monday it appears, you have to either wear clothes to cover your shoulders, or you can borrow a thin shawl whilst in the church, tip...More
This church needs a guide. I came here without a guide and thought wow what a sexy church. I came here with a guide and thought I will die to protect our first born. Get someone who knows this place to show you around. If...More