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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 via mobile

On this quiet square with nice 'caffè', you feel like flying to other times. But which times am writing of ? The 60's when a bicycle is passing by, bumping over the old pavement? The 17th century, even the 16th, when looking at the old...More

Thank PierreGoloso
Reviewed 3 days ago

I love walking around buildings which have an air of mystery around them. The original church was supposedly built in the 5th century over a pagan temple and designed like the church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. This original church is the most interesting...More

Thank AJJS1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My favorite attraction in Bologna, this is comprised of at least seven churches, all built in different centuries, combined into one spectacular and wondrous building. We made the mistake of going to close to dusk, so the light was fading by the end of our...More

Thank KayMacTravel7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must visit for architecture and history lovers. As soon as you enter, you seem to travel in time. With room flowing into another room, place is a maze filled with beautiful historical artifacts, frescoes and icons. Each part is not like the other. Lovely ancient...More

Thank Anka S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Impressive! The first stone of what this basilica is today was laid back in the IVth century! It is now a group of seven churches of different times, the last built in the XIIIth century. Very peaceful. Worth a visit!

Thank Liliana36
Reviewed 1 week ago

This very ancient group of churches is one of the most fascinating things to see in Bologna. What is more, there are some delightful restaurants and cafes in the piazza outside

Thank pointissima
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting Bologna you cannot avoid to visit the S. Stefano's "seven churches" in the center of Bologna: the visit of the "seven in one" church will be a fascinating trip in the past centuries. Take the time and stay in the silence of the cloister...More

Thank Luigi N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

on hot Summernight in Bologna ! Surch and Cruise through the Alleys and enjoy in a lot of small Vineries a cup or glas Vine ind refreshing and cool Art !

Thank jseferlis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice church and cloister, quite and peaceful. It was lovely to wander round and wasn't too busy.

Thank Hope Devlin K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the beauty and simplicity of this place. We could just feel the antiquity and history - starting in the year 80.

Thank Kristin M
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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