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Piazza San Domenico 13, 40124 Bologna Italy
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Erika wrote a review Sep 2020
Caracas, Venezuela8,839 contributions594 helpful votes
Another important church to visit in Bologna. It's architecture and decoration is really pretty and is worth the visit.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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rdudhia211 wrote a review Aug 2020
London, United Kingdom66 contributions80 helpful votes
This may be a bit out of the tourist trek, but it is a really serene and beautiful church with original early works of Michelangelo. It gives you a really good understanding of the Dominican order.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Jo_and_Tom wrote a review Mar 2020
Anna, Ohio1,421 contributions341 helpful votes
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This church is very close to Hotel Touring. Looking at it you wouldn't think much of it until you get inside and have a guide who tells the story of the Church. The Tomb of Saint Dominic (Dominican founder) is located here. One of his relics is his skull entombed in a gold reliquary which is at the back of the altar. Michaelangelo was several years in Bologna as a student. One of his contribution to the tomb was a small "Clothed David" and his student also contributed a statue to same tomb. Outside were some unusual tombs which are elevated versus on the ground. They are two of the Bologna University founders - Doctors of Law. The one interesting point our guide explained that Beethoven played in this church when his father was Music Master. Beethoven in order to play had to pass a test and couldn't because he didn't know music theory on how to compose, even though he was composing at that age. Finally the choir master stated this boy was a genius and his compositions were far superior than other organ players so he was allowed to play.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Jivko V wrote a review Mar 2020
Sofia, Bulgaria1,545 contributions162 helpful votes
Basilica di San Domenico is centrally located and is a very beautiful and big basilica. There is an altar/sculptor of Michelangelo inside it.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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P4020ZIdavidj wrote a review Feb 2020
United Kingdom27 contributions44 helpful votes
The beautiful frescoes and paintings in the cupula are incredible. There are some works on Michelangelo in the tomb of S. Domenico. Very central, its worthy to visit, you will not be disappointed.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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