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Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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Address: Piazza San Zeno, Verona, Italy
Phone Number: +39 045 592813
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Built in 1123-35, this ornate Romanesque church features adorned bronze...

Built in 1123-35, this ornate Romanesque church features adorned bronze doors and remarkable Cloister.

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I don't usually go to see churches, but this one was recommended to us and wow, it was huge and really beautiful. Totally worth of visit.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't usually go to see churches, but this one was recommended to us and wow, it was huge and really beautiful. Totally worth of visit.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a spectacular Romanesque church which you must not miss if you are in Verona. It is filled with interesting sculptures and historical facts. Very interesting visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In all my travels I seek out pilgrimage sites so there was no way I would pass an opportunity to visit this important medieval Basilica in Verona During our visit We had the place to ourselves A place for prayer ,worship ,solitude , knowledge and a quiet observation The history and architecture ,artworks, frescoes, bronze doors, crypt, the statue of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful Romanesque church is definitely not to be missed, even though it is a short bus ride (31,32,33) from the centre. To the side of the main door are good sculptures including the Emperor Theodoric chasing a stag into Hell. Joint top attraction is probably the marvellous bronze doors from the 12th Century. Lovely wooden ceiling and a massive... More 

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Willemstad, Curacao
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Majestic church with many highlights. Check your guidebook for clues to its history, but inside there is also a panel with describes what to look for.

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Sussex, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our tour guide recommended we visit this Basilica as she said it was the most beautiful in Verona and she wasn't wrong. The outside of the building is impressive enough but it doesn't give hint to how breathtakingly beautiful this historic, old Bacilica is inside. It was quite a walk from the historical centre where we were staying but certainly... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Stunning architecture with some interesting statues outside, you suddenly walk around a corner and there it is in all its glory

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

A must for sightseeing. Beautiful and full of history. helpful pamplets helping self tour of the basilica. lots of guides available to describe interesting features. Very central and a must

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We have reserved our accomodation nearby and I can say that it was a rather good solution! The district San Zeno at all is really enjoyable! The church is impressive (surpasses all) and unforgettable. I suggest to everybody

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I had visited San Zeno and its surroundings on my last visit to Verona but gave it a more thorough investigation during this month's visit. Magnificent, inside and out. The oratory nearby is also wonderful.

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