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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  • The church complex here is very interesting. As you move from chapel to chapel you can get a feeling of the development into what you find today. Towards the end of the recommended route there is a...  more »
  • Beautiful church(s), however for us there was a certain uneasy atmosphere which my wife and I have never experienced in a church before. More than a little spooky! Don’t know if anyone else has...  more »
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