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Basilica di Santa Giustina

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Lovely, peaceful basilica

This is quite a large complex but I liked the little chapels best. My favourite was the beautiful... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Nyonya
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Bristol
Beautiful basilica

Great church with many arts and very interesting history. If you need quiet place to contemplate it... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Bartlomiej Z
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wrocław, Poland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was really disappointed when we got here. Thought for sure with such a big facade there would be something amazing inside. Obviously a working church, not a lot to see inside. I liked the outside evangelist statues though!

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Reviewed 6 October 2018

This is quite a large complex but I liked the little chapels best. My favourite was the beautiful and peaceful Opilione chapel, or Sanctuary of Prosdocimus (on the right, towards the back). You're not allowed to enter the chapel itself, but even so you can...More

Thank Nyonya
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Great church with many arts and very interesting history. If you need quiet place to contemplate it is good spot.

Thank Bartlomiej Z
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

I enjoy the “simplicity” of this basilica. Unlike others, the ceilings and floors and much more simple. Each section contains beautiful art which is all over Italy. A pleasant surprise was the tomb of St. John the evangelist. Also buried here is St. Matthias who...More

Thank WinterBabyLove
Reviewed 25 August 2018

This church is filled with wonderful paintings and other art works. The alter has beautiful carved choir stalls and the abbey courtyard is full of lovely gardens.

Thank Benedictakim
Reviewed 17 June 2018

it so nice inside, quite plane and not full of paintings like in austria, but more quiet and more noble, its a place for thinking about deep staff. Cool

Thank kostendusan
Reviewed 23 May 2018

I made my way to the Basilica di Santa Giiustina, the second most important pilgrimage site in Padova after the Basilica di San Antonio and reportedly the second-largest church in the world. It was indeed huge, but the ceiling and arches in the immense nave...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Very similar in the architectural structure of the nearby San Francesco church, Santa Giustina isn't nearly as ornate or as stunningly beautiful inside, but is well worth seeing. The artwork and side chapels here are all very impressive and in many ways, the bareness of...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Great roof and exterior shots. Inside is white and has a Calvinism feel to it. Church isn't as swamped with tourist like the other basilica.

Thank grantiboo
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

A massive structure of the church. Regretly after 1900 not possible to get in. Impressive pkace in front which for sure at better season would be a pleasant turistic attraction.

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