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Cattedrale di San Pietro

Via Dell'Indipendenza 7, 40121 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 222112
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Atmospheric with La Madonna in Citta event

This huge cathedral is on Via dell'Independenza, without an impressive square in front. It is not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A Y
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Hong Kong, China
via mobile
Nothing interesting

Against the background of other churches in the city, the cathedral is nothing special. It is near... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ogi0
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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Via Dell'Indipendenza 7, 40121 Bologna, Italy
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+39 051 222112
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"beautiful cathedral"
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"bell tower"
in 9 reviews
"massive columns"
in 2 reviews
"building dates"
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"active church"
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"tourist destination"
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"baroque style"
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"religious buildings"
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"great architecture"
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"sheer size"
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"on display"
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"dead christ"
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"peaceful place"
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"side chapels"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This huge cathedral is on Via dell'Independenza, without an impressive square in front. It is not mentioned in my guidebook (except noted on the map) nor recommended like Basilica di San Pietro. It's the seat of Bologna's Archbishop. It's more like a place locals go...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Against the background of other churches in the city, the cathedral is nothing special. It is near the central square and is not particularly large. It is not worth a special visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the biggest churches in Bologna. Actually the first I visited in Bologna because it’s near the Central Station. The building is massive. In a church I prefer to light a candle my own candle with a wish but the special church...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you are in Bologna and don’t body the cathedral, then it is like you have never been to Bologna . So beautiful and so magical . High ceiling & colourful windows , Defo is a must . Pictures don’t justify the beauty inside and...More

Thank Jean-Claude R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

when visiting the clocktower with its easy 44 steps upstairs (but narrow corridor) , you can enjoy the organists playlist

Thank Eline_Joris
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

I am not a church friend, albeit I have seen hundreds. All guidebooks think that the majority of travellors want to see the churches. Quite the oposite I think. This is a tipycal church from the 19th century. Boring. Buy guide books that describes the...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Cathedral di San Pietro is just off the main square . I think it is a must see in Bologna . It is just a few blocks from main square and I think rivals the beauty of any Cathedral .

Thank Chuck D
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Beautiful sacred place. Quiet and serene. Although it is not as popular as the St Petronius church, it is Bologna's cathedral and the Archbishop's seat.

Thank Marco M
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

A beautiful church with a very serene atmosphere, quiet but very lived in, an active church and a wonderful spot for a few minutes of thinking in the midst of the bustling little town of Bologna

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Whilst not as 'popular' as San Petronio, this is still worth looking inside and admiring. It is a shame it isn't on a square though.

Thank Oliver_G_London
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