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Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

Piazza San Zeno, 37123, Verona, Italy
+39 045 592813
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Built in 1123-35, this ornate Romanesque church features adorned bronze doors and remarkable Cloister.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Piazza San Zeno, 37123, Verona, Italy
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing site, architecture, old afrescoes, large building. A fair walk from the centre, but worth the effort. Do not miss the bronze door, the cript, and the nice altar. Very nice cloister.

Thank carlosmp
Reviewed 7 August 2016

This is by far the most beautiful church in Verona and on the way to the church a few feet away you will also find the best gelato!! The name of the gelato place is the same as the church, gelato San Zeno.

Thank Ivan C
Reviewed 3 August 2016

In our opinion better than the duomo this church is more beautiful and the architecture is stunning. Can get to it by turning right from piazza delle Ebre and straight to the end.

Thank Mr_MrsBeckett
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Beautiful church in a quiet part of the city. Amazing frescoes and basilica. Well worth a visit. Great lunch spot at the restaurant in the piazza

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 29 July 2016

What a wonderful church, unlike any other I have visited. We arrived early and had the place almost to ourselves. Magical! Incredibly peaceful. Wonderful architecture and frescoes. A little off the beaten track of the rest of Verona's offerings but well worth the walk. Smashing...More

Thank shincliffe
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

One of the first through the doors this morning, had the place to myself! The church is filled with gorgeous pieces of art, including amazing iron doors with scenes from the bible wrought into it. After you explore the church check out the exhibition on...More

Thank Lee m
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

A very old yet historical church. I love the drawing inside the church. It is 1000 years old and still in good condition. 😄

Thank Ongbb
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

The Basilica is a Great Places to visit. MakesYou feel pretty Small and reflect on your life and your sice in the univers.

Thank Kasper O
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Huge church with a lower portion to view tomb of St Zeno--- plenty of side alters----don't miss the holy doors--exquisite artwork and example for us to live our lives.ticket(biggelette) needed-- can purchase a multi church ticket which is the least expensive

Thank kyotdawg
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We always make our base in Verona when in this part of the world. This is another great piece of history to check out while you are there.

Thank Derek R
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pseudandry
30 May 2017|
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Response from Ona B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can find the ticket at the entrance and this include other churches too. The audio is inside the church, but you will find someone there very helpful. The tour is less than 1 hour but it worth. Enjoy it :)
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Leslie H
21 June 2015|
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Response from associazione c | Property representative |
At the entrance of the 4 historical churches of Verona there is a basket where you will find some kimono that you can put over naked shoulders or wear if you are dressed with pants or skirt too short. This is a free service.
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