Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, Bologna

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The basilica of Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano encompasses a complex of churches. Explore the labyrinth, see buildings from different periods, and observe their architectural differences. Inside the churches, admire the collection of artworks. Wander through the courtyard to find the ancient basin, "Catino di Pilato," a Lombard work from the eighth century. The 14th-century sculpted rooster, "Rooster of St. Peter," recalls the biblical story of St. Peter's denial. The gift shop products made in different monasteries across the country. Arrange to visit Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano and other attractions in Bologna using our Bologna trip app.
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  • I loved this church and this area in general. Everything feels really medieval and all the architecture is really well preserved.  more »
  • This group of churches are definitely worth a visit. The history is interesting and the display of how they developed over time helpful to understanding the buildings.  more »
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