"San Giacomo Maggiore" San Giacomo Maggiore Tip by MM212

San Giacomo Maggiore, Bologna: 9 reviews and 34 photos

  San Giacomo Maggiore - rear view + students!
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  • San Giacomo Maggiore - rear view + students! - Bologna
      San Giacomo Maggiore - rear view + students!
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  • San Giacomo Maggiore - Façade - Bologna
      San Giacomo Maggiore - Fašade
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  • The interior - Bologna
      The interior
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  • Interior chapels - Bologna
      Interior chapels
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  • The portico and the rear of the church - Bologna
      The portico and the rear of the church
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Much like most churches in Bologna, la Chiesa di San Giacomo Maggiore took many centuries to reach the look we see today. Although first constructed in 1267 by the Augustine Fathers, it received additions and enhancements well into the 16th century. The mostly Romanesque exterior is complemented by a Renaissance-style interior dating from the 15th century. The church's campanile and its portico on the side facing Via Zomboni were also constructed in the 15th century. La Chiesa di San Giacomo Maggiore is located in the heart of the university district of Bologna, so students often gather nearby.

Address: Piazza Rossini, 1
Directions: On Via Zamboni
Phone: 051 225970
Website: http://www.sangiacomofestival.it

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  • Updated Jul 21, 2009
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