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Basilica di San Petronio

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Basilica di San Petronio

4,123 Reviews
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BackPacker800547 wrote a review Oct 2020
Bilston, United Kingdom506 contributions139 helpful votes
Great church, the interior probably better than the main one in Florence. Great stained glass and very peaceful
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Erika wrote a review Sep 2020
Caracas, Venezuela8,839 contributions594 helpful votes
The entrance is free but you have to pay 5 euros if you want to take photos. Also, if you are in shorts, you have to pay 2 euros for a piece of paper to cover your body.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from UffCom_BasilicaSPetr, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Basilica di San Petronio
Responded 8 Oct 2020
Good morning, all the expenses to manage, maintain and restore a church full of art and history such as San Petronio are paid by the Basilica itself without any public funding. Instead of putting an entrance ticket for everyone as it happens in several churches in Italy and abroad, we preferred to ask for a small contribution just for some special aims (as the authorization to take pictures inside for example) to support the opening of the Basilica to the public 365 days a year.
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Eleanor wrote a review Jul 2020
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom232 contributions132 helpful votes
Beautiful building from the outside, and a nice square to sit and people watch. I had heard that you had to cover your chest and shoulders to enter, so I wore a tshirt and modest knee length shorts. I was told I couldn’t enter because my calves were showing and could buy a wrap for €5 if I wanted to go inside. However, I saw other people going in in crop tops and short shorts!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from UffCom_BasilicaSPetr, San Petronio Communication Office at Basilica di San Petronio
Responded 8 Oct 2020
Ee thank you for visiting our Basilica. San Petronio is a church full of art and history but first of all is a church, a place to pray, where men and women have to wear clothes suitable for the place. All the expenses to manage, maintain and restore a church full of art and history such as San Petronio are paid by the Basilica itself without any public funding. Instead of putting an entrance ticket for everyone as it happens in several churches in Italy and abroad, we preferred to ask for a small contribution just for some special aims (as the authorization to take pictures inside) to support the opening of the Basilica to the public 365 days a year.
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SpaceTruckker wrote a review Jul 2020
Greenwich, Connecticut24 contributions34 helpful votes
Incredible basilica in the center of Bologna with a lot of history. A must see is the Chapel of the Magi, It is an extra admission charge of 2 or 3 Euros, but well worth it. Only bummer is no photography allowed in this Chapel, but definitely spending some time and soaking in the art and the history of this section of the Church.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Jo_and_Tom wrote a review Mar 2020
Anna, Ohio1,421 contributions341 helpful votes
This is a Gothic Church with touches of pre-Renaissance interior. Dante's Hell to me was the most interesting feature of the church
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Date of experience: March 2020
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