"A Church built of straw...well wheat actually" Top 5 Page for this destination Basilica di San Antonio Tip by mapakettle

Basilica di San Antonio, Padova: 47 reviews and 98 photos

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The Three Little Pigs couldn't have done a better job.

The miniature replica of San Antonio Basilica on display at San Antonio this past weekend is fantastic. The detail is amazing, including the interior. The entire model is constructed of sheafs of wheat, bound and woven together.

I have no idea what the replica stands for, if indeed there was a cause other than a very talented craftsman with oodles of time on his hands. There was no place for offerings, however San Antonio was exceptionally busy during Sunday evening Mass.

Directions: On display on the grounds of San Antonio Basilica.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Sep 29, 2005
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