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Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano

Via Santo Stefano 24 | Piazza S.Stefano - Bologna, 40125 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 223256
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Via Santo Stefano 24 | Piazza S.Stefano - Bologna, 40125 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 223256
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Reviewed yesterday

This complex is a variety of churches that are now all grouped in to one. Originally a Temple of Isis it then had various Christian additions, conversions and upgrades throughout the years. Admission is free and it is a few minutes walk from the Two...More

Thank MarcusHurley
Reviewed 4 days ago

I took a school group here and was impressed with the history, beauty, etc. The problem was the attendant. We passed an empty desk and a little box which asked for donations for the maintenance. We obligingly popped in a donation and proceeded to tour...More

Thank aussietex2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved our visit here, being in the construction industry the build /brickwork and detail was impressive, beautiful and unlike some of the larger churches there was no entrance fee to visit. A definite must see

Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely church near the centre of Bologna, very nice inside, really quaint .Outside is a great square in the old fashioned stones.

Thank MIKE F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of those beautiful places that one must see in Bologna. Great history with amazing architecture

Thank mundosully
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing complex of seven churches. We visited some years ago, however as it was the end of the day we only had a quick look around so we felt that we had to return and spend more time there. Especially worth seeing...More

Thank ES1211
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tiny church very close to the Two Towers, located in a beautiful square in the centre of Bologna. Inside it is very quiet and nice. A must in town, very easy to be found and starting point for a visit to another side of Bologna....More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take the bus up the hill, see the basilica and walk back down to the town centre under the amazing portico.

Thank clemandjaz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Basilico Santo Stefano is a complex of seven different churches, a courtyard and a square. From the square you can see three churches; The Church of the Holy Crucifixion is on the right, The Church of Calvary is in the centre and The Church of...More

Thank Jo K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

San Stefano gives its context to the very complicated early history of Bologna and its people. It's a true representation of the monastic life and the interaction with the people surrounding. Right in the centre of the City. A "must visit".

Thank Andrew F
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Julie S
10 July 2016|
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Response from DryPuddle | Reviewed this property |
You can easily walk from the station!...Its i nice 20min walk through the centre of Bologna and it takes you just by the Due Torri....
Antonella r
31 August 2015|
Response from Antonella r | Reviewed this property |
It is open everyday from 8 am to 7 pm everyday. When is the mass the guide tour can be suspended , but if you are only few people is possible with discretion.And sometime in the summer at the mid day is closed.For be sure... More
28 August 2015|
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Response from Roberto35411 | Reviewed this property |
It is open during the day and evening, though sometimes it is closed at midday.And the Masses, of course