Cattedrale San Pietro is a special church because it is not situated near a square but it was built between two regular houses. It is almost impossible to take a picture of from outside it including the whole thing.
I am surprised by how people sing the praises of this cathedral. It's very nice, though the outside is disappointing, as the building is wedged between other commercial buildings with no grounds. You have to visit it when it Bologna but there are more interesting churches in the city.
It is situated in the midst of the upmarket retail centre of Bologna but as soon as you enter its portals, a sense of beauty and peace transcends one. I really recommend any one treading the porticos of Bologna to rest a while in this sanctuary of religious calm and majesty to regain a sense of what really matters in... 更多
My advice is to get a good guide to take you around and explain all the beutiful and interesting things inside. I was personally very impressed by the sun clock and some of the family alters
The cathedral is one of the best i have visited and id is well worth the visit it is absolutely beautiful inside and very close to the center of the town and the people are very helpful too i would visit again to see more things in bologna
We stopped in one evening after hearing organ music as we passed by. A lovely recital was in progress, and walking through the church was even more special because of it. Many beautiful paintings and sculptures are housed in this Cathedral. There is also a museum which charges admission but is worth seeing. Most interesting to me, however, were the... 更多
We were passing this Cathedral and just happened to look in and they were getting ready for a wedding. We sneaked in at the back and there were lots of people just watching the preparations. The choir were warming up and I was able to record on my phone - it really was emotional and we felt privileged to be... 更多