Bologna Travel Guide (4) Attractions Hotels  Flights More
Art & Culture, Food and Wine, Hospitable...
Free download Pdf guide of Bologna Download now

Basilica di San Petronio in Bologna

Bologna Monuments and Historic Buildings: Basilica di San Petronio

Info about Basilica di San Petronio

Rating: 3.7 5
Rank: 21 About 24

Category: Monument and Historic Building
Address: Piazza Maggiore Bologna Italy
Telephone: 051-22-5442

The Basilica di San Petronio is regarded as the main church of Bologna city and is the fifth largest church in the world. This building can contain over 28,000 people at a time. This church is dedicated to the patron saint of the city, Saint Petronius, the bishop of Bologna in the 5th century. The first stone construction was laid down in 1390. This historic building was lastly completed in 1646 to 1658 by Girolamo Rainaldi.

Maybe you might also be interested in:

Properites near Basilica di San Petronio

a 8 Km Holiday Inn Via Emilia Hotel From € 47 a 3.1 Km Astoria Hotel Hotel From € 37
a 2.9 Km Albergo Le Stanze del Carro Hotel From € 69

Latest reviews Bologna

Overall rating: 8
  A brilliant ancient city center surrounded by walls and gates. Many palaces, castles, towers,... Next  

Photos Bologna

Agriturismo Le Caggiole

Nature and wellness in Montepulciano Next

Agriturismo Niccolai - Palagetto di Sotto

A relaxing holiday in San Gimignano, enjoying genuine local food and excellent wines Next

Agriturismo Niccolai - Villa Arnilù

The charm of the “sound of silence” in the hills of San Gimignano Next



Enter your reviews, photos and travelogue about  about Bologna

Enter  Your property  to Bologna

Publish  Your travel services  to Bologna