We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano

Via Santo Stefano 24 | Piazza S.Stefano - Bologna, 40125 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 223256
Call
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
USD 41.95*
and up
2-Hour Historic Bike Tour of Bologna
More Info
USD 85.40*
and up
Private Tour: Ecclesiastical Heritage of Bologna
More Info
USD 284.06*
and up
3-day trip Bologna from Rome
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“holy sepulchre” (25 reviews)
“gift shop” (16 reviews)
LOCATION
Via Santo Stefano 24 | Piazza S.Stefano - Bologna, 40125 Bologna, Italy
CONTACT
Website
+39 051 223256
Write a ReviewReviews (3,972)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 780 reviews

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

Thank GIANNINI
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
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
La Fenice
46 reviews
.11 km away
La Tua Piadina
575 reviews
.15 km away
Ruggine
301 reviews
.11 km away
Ristorante Cesarina
844 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby Attractions
Museum of the History of Bologna
558 reviews
.17 km away
Casa Isolani
267 reviews
.13 km away
Museo Internazionale e Biblioteca della Musica
206 reviews
.15 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Julie S
10 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
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....
1
Vote
Antonella r
31 August 2015|
Answer
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
0
Votes
drwmitch
28 August 2015|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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
0
Votes