Basilica di Sant’Antonio - Basilica del Santo, Padua

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See Donatello's famous equestrian statue of Erasmo da Narni, considered one of the greatest examples of Italian Renaissance sculpture, at Basilica di Sant’Antonio - Basilica del Santo. In the historic city of Padua, the church hosts thousands of visitors each year who come to pray at the tomb of St. Anthony or to admire the 15th-century artwork and decor. The church combines Byzantine, Romanesque, and Gothic architecture. Wander the interior to see the grand marble reliefs and frescoes on the church walls. Masses are held frequently at this popular pilgrimage site, so you can attend a service if you like. Add Basilica di Sant’Antonio - Basilica del Santo to your Padua travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Padua itinerary builder.
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  • August 18, 2017
    This basilica continues to be very popular with the faithful around the world and tourists looking for artistic beauty. The imposing chapel with the Saint's remains but very nice also the external architecture
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  • August 17, 2017
    Very beautiful and majestic Cathedral. Impressive both outside and inside. Felt some special auspicious atmosphere. Very beautiful medieval courtyards at the Cathedral.
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  • August 17, 2017
    You can review this masterpiece in my town!! Council to see the film of the late Director Maher: la lingua del santo and popi travelling through this cosmopolitan basilica, a crossroads of cultures and people highly recommended to young girls in search of her husband, as well as Latin American tradition a Saint "caseiro" serving stop on home ...
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