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The Basilica of San Domenico is one of the major churches in Bologna, Italy. The remains of Saint Dominic, founder of the Order of Preachers (Dominicans), are buried inside the exquisite shrine Arca di San Domenico, made by Nicola Pisano and his workshop, Arnolfo di Cambio and with later additions by Niccolò dell'Arca and the young Michelangelo.
Read the story of the tumbs. Start with the former city hall
A big Dominican church. Here is buried the creator of the Order of St. Dominic. It was built in the 11th century.
Church dated to 1200s and built in gothic/romanesque style typical to Italy at that time. Most interesting are the chapels, some holding richly painted baroque ceilings.
Fantastic -- also had the opportunity of visiting the 'treasure' of the cathedral. Splendid history and artwork.
From outside, a nice church. From inside, an extraordinary museum. A feature is certainly the ark that contains the mortal remains of San Domenico, made by famous renaissance sculptors form Tuscany, by Niccolò dell'Arca and completed by the divine Michelangelo. But there is more: the beautiful 16th-century choir; the sepulchres, the cloister.
Nice basilica. It’s worth reading the story of the basilica as it makes it a lot more interesting.
Nice cathedral. If you have time to spare, go there
Excellent monument of medieval culture and architecture. Saint Dominique de Guzman is buried here and you see his splendid sepulcher of XIV century. Admission is free but any donation is welcomed and highly appreciated. Visitors are allowed to take non commercial photo without flash light.