The most well-known and legendary place of worship in the city comprises several holy buildings, built and renovated over ... More
Basilica Santuario Santo Stefano
The most well-known and legendary place of worship in the city comprises several holy buildings, built and renovated over centuries. The complex consists of: The Chiesa del Crocifisso, the Chiesa del San Sepolcro, the Chiesa dei Santi Vitale and Agricola, the Chiesa della Trinita, the Benedictine Cloisters, the Chiesetta della Madonna del Loreto (protector of avaiators), the Chapel of Santa Giuliana and the Chapel of the Cross. The Romanesque cloister, with its loggia columns topped with anthropomorphic and zoomorphic capitals, is the ideal place to reflect on the beautiful mystique of this legendary place.
This is a must see piazza in Bologna. It is tucked away in a hard to find corner of the busy city center. Few people manage to find it compared to Piazza Majore.
Triangular in shape with plenty of shade when needed, this is a place where you can escape and enjoy the serene surroundings.
This church is a fascinating mix of styles, actually several churches in one. Bolognese think of this place as one of the jewels of the city; the remains of a Roman temple were incorporated in the first part of the church and as time passed new parts were added in different ages. Not to be missed.
Designed by Father Barnabita Ambrogio Mazenta from Milan, it was finished at the beginning of the 17th Century. Small insets
in the façade contain four statues. The first was sculpted by Ecole Fiche who designed the church's interior. The ...
Built by the Hermits in the 13th Century, this church has been restored several times; the present appearance is a
result of renovations in the 15th Century and works done at the beginning of the 20th Century. Inside, note ...