"San Peter Church" San Pietro Tip by Gillianina

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  San Peter Church
by Gillianina

It was built starting from an original nucleus in Romanesque Style. It is now the seat of the Bishop´s Throne of Bologna. The bell tower is of particular importance; it dates back to the 12th century and was built by Mastro Alberto. In 1426 the old wood dome was replaced by one of bricks with a leaden facing. The central nave and the side chapels are pianted by the greatest bolognaise artists, such as Ludovico Carracci, Prospero Fontana and Donato Creti.

Address: Via Indipendenza, 7
Directions: Indipendenza Street
Phone: 051 222112

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 27, 2003
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