Oratorio Di Santa Cecilia
Oratorio Di Santa Cecilia
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paul c
Huddersfield, UK21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
The visit took no more than half an hour but it was one of the best things we saw in Bologna. I find a lot of religious art is quite boring but certainly not this. There are all sorts of details in each of the frescoes. We found a lot of information in English on the web gallery of art. Understanding the relevance of all the images in the fresco cycle made it much more satisfying.
Written 21 March 2024
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Holly C
San Francisco, CA339 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Solo
A delightful cycle of paintings, well preserved and not crowded so a peaceful place to really spend the time to take it all in. As Saint Cecilia is the patron saint of music, they do have concerts in this small hall.
Written 8 May 2023
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Patricia G
Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom158 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
This was an excellent visit.
No photos were permitted but cards of the frescoes can be bought. The frescoes are really beautiful. Although small it was a most worthy place to visit.
A lovely older lady explained the life of Saint Cecilia and her husband. It was in Italian but very thoroughly explained.
I really enjoyed it.
Written 23 October 2019
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francien2015
Rotterdam, The Netherlands1,054 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
The frescos in the oratorium of Cecilia tell about the live and death of Cecilia and her husband. It offers a detailed view and perspective of live in the middle ages not to big but really impressive..
Written 26 August 2019
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AlunofBookham
17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Couples
We spent a pleasant afternoon at a performance of renaissance music. The performers were of the highest quality. The concert was in the beautiful surroundigs of the chapel and was free (donations were accepted though). This is a must go to if the chance arises.
Written 18 May 2019
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giacomina17
Brisbane, Australia555 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 • Friends
Only visit if you are in to art and religion. Very small chapel with incredible frescoes depicting the life of St. Cecilia- truly beautiful. Many people who have no interest in art, history or religion will skip it but they will be the ones who miss out on a special treat.
Written 7 September 2018
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Tom B
Barnegat, NJ822 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Friends
Small Chapel with frescos of life of St. Cecilia. No pictures allowed. Oh well...stop by and admire the work
Written 13 August 2018
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Gillian S
Limerick, Ireland1,568 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Couples
We came across this church while strolling around. It was beautiful, the frescos were amazing. The lady working there talked us through them. They were wonderful pieces of work and it was a privilege to see something that is 100s of years old. Worth a visit.
Written 10 August 2018
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Virgina C
Chino Valley, AZ781 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2018 • Couples
What a lovely surprise! We happened upon the Oratory by accident— while looking for another sight. The frescos are very beautiful, and the gentleman who greeted us gave us a fascinating background of the art as well as St. Cecelia. Plus, there is no charge
Written 21 July 2018
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rgl201
102 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2018
This is a small chapel entirely decorated with a cycle of Renaissance paintings of the life of St. Cecilia. Charming and peaceful, and there is no entry fee -- a welcome surprise.
Written 14 June 2018
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