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Basilica di San Domenico

Piazza San Domenico 13, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 640 0411
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Piazza San Domenico 13, 40124 Bologna, Italy
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+39 051 640 0411
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Stunning church, steeped in history. It has 3 early sculptures by the young Michelangelo . Mozart also practiced on one of the organs here when he was in Bologna preparing for an exam at the Philharmonic Academy. It is preserved to the right of the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Basilica di San Domenico is another of the lovely churches in central Bologna. Though not our favorite, the church is quite impressive inside and holds a beautiful shrine containing the remains of Saint Dominic, founder of the Dominicans. Young Mozart is said to have played...More

Thank LightFighter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another pretty church in Bologna.Nice piazza.If you have time go there and have a look. Dress proper

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Huge Basilica, when we visited it, it was guarded by armed military units. Quiet busy, that’s probably the reason why. Inside fascinating departments with old statues and paintings. Worth the visit.

Thank CeeEst
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The church is beautiful inside and contains the remains of Saint Dominic in a shrine called the Arca di San Domenico. Many great artists including Michelangelo worked on the shrine which took 500 years to finish. It is stunning. The 13th century painted wooden crucifix...More

Thank AJJS1
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We visited this and found it to be very interesting , the museum inside is free but closed on a Monday it appears, you have to either wear clothes to cover your shoulders, or you can borrow a thin shawl whilst in the church, tip...More

1  Thank marmite428
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Wonderfully ornate building. Lovely square outside to sit and enjoy cool breeze on hot day. Dont miss the tomb of san Tommasso.

Thank royl708
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This church needs a guide. I came here without a guide and thought wow what a sexy church. I came here with a guide and thought I will die to protect our first born. Get someone who knows this place to show you around. If...More

1  Thank stephenclarke2017
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

A must see in Bologna. Part of the walking tour from the tourist office if you do it. Well worth a good look around. Lovely church.

Thank Ace28065
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Lovely reflective space where the silence is palpable, easy to spend a few quite cool hours in the shade of the colonades

Thank Eugene H
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