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I was on business in Florence, Italy and had a day off. During my day off, I traveled with a colleague to Bologna. We walked all around Bologna. We stopped in this church and enjoyed the visit.
Just beautiful - a must see if you...More
Very large church with plenty of interesting side altars, a cavernous nave, and finely/decorated high altar. It’s one of those churches that is large enough inside to have some good acoustic capabilities, so on a quiet morning, you’ll hear the echoes of every footstep loud...More
Arrived when someone was playing the organ which was wonderful and gave a very good atmosphere to look around. The lamps are amazing these line the nave area. a peaceful spot in the middle of the city.
From the outside on Via dell'Independenza, you could almost miss this building as it is so plain but step inside and it has the typical grandeur of an Italian cathedral - huge, baroque styling with lots of works of art to enjoy. Free to enter,...More
This cathedral is dedicated to St. Peter and is the seat and the metropolitan cathedral of the Archbishop of Bologna. Most of the present building dates from the 17th century, with a few parts from the late 16th century
The interior is Baroque. It gives...More
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
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