Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, Bologna

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. To visit Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano and other attractions in Bologna, use our Bologna trip app .
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  • Just another church in Bologna? Nope. They are all beautiful and this is no exception. Works of art at every corner and on every wall and ceiling. You never tire of the history and splendor of these.....  more »
  • An original Basilica with lots of things to do inside the premises. The church inside has some paintings with history on Saint Stefano. An old well is preserved at the center.  more »
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