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Piazza San Domenico 13, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Really nice basilica. It wasn't a third super amazing, but it's in the city centre so it's worth a quick pop in- just make sure to dress appropriately with your shoulders and knees.

Thank Restless13Soul
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Auberiginas
Reviewed 14 September 2017

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

1  Thank ALCBS
Reviewed 5 September 2017

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

Thank LightFighter
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Another pretty church in Bologna.Nice piazza.If you have time go there and have a look. Dress proper

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Huge Basilica, when we visited it, it was guarded by armed military units. Quiet busy, that’s probably the reason why. Inside fascinating departments with old statues and paintings. Worth the visit.

Thank CeeEst
Reviewed 20 August 2017

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

Thank AJJS1
Reviewed 31 July 2017

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

1  Thank marmite428
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Wonderfully ornate building. Lovely square outside to sit and enjoy cool breeze on hot day. Dont miss the tomb of san Tommasso.

Thank royl708
Reviewed 20 July 2017

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

1  Thank stephenclarke2017
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