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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  • this was my favourite building in Bologna. I found the old church inc fact it isa thwe best of the churchs  more »
  • This ancient church is an amazing piece of history. There are several buildings to visit, and each gives a different perspective on what was the Christian faith in the early days. The entrance is...  more »

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