Cattedrale Di San PietroCurrently Closed
- Address: Via Indipendenza, 7, 40126 Bologna, Italy, 40121
- Timings: 07:30 am - 06:45 pm Details
- Phone: 39051-222112
- Ticket Price: Free
- Tags: Church, Religious Site, Walking Area, Historical Site, Statue, Tower, Architecture , Heritage Building, Landmarks, Buildings And Structures
Cattedrale di San Pietro, located in the main piazza is simply impossible to miss. With very appealing Romanesque façade and a high portico in the front, the church showcases Bolognese architecture.
The interiors are Baroque and extraordinarily large and is made up of a nave with adjoining side chapels. There are two red marble holy water containers, decorated with lions, which belonged to the original Romanesque-Gothic basilica. Art work like Annunciation (Carracci), Romanesque Crucifixion and sculptures displaying lament over the dead christ by Lombardi.
You structure has a bell tower which houses ‘the granddaddy’- the largest bell weighing 3300 kilos. To ring all 4 bells it requires about 23 bell ringers! A very rare sight. A quick stroll around the church will give you a good glimpse of Bologna and a sneak peek into other attractions of the city.
- During religious services opening times can be changed or suspended.
- Bus- 52 meters, lines: 11, 14, 20, 28, A, BLQ and C
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26.94% of people who visit Bologna include Cattedrale Di San Pietro in their plan
2 PM - 3 PM
71.11% of people start their Cattedrale Di San Pietro visit around 2 PM - 3 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Cattedrale Di San Pietro
51.28% of people prefer walking in order to reach Cattedrale Di San Pietro
Astonishing history, amazing cathedral. A "Must see" on any visit
Very beautiful church with terracotta statues.
Very peaceful place just a step from lively via Indipendenza.
One of the major sights of Bologna. Impressive interior. Amazing view from the top.
Christmas mass was wonderful!