See Donatello's famous equestrian statue of Erasmo da Narni, considered one of the greatest examples of Italian Renaissance sculpture, at Basilica of St. Anthony. 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. Put Basilica of St. Anthony at the forefront of your travel plans using our Padua itinerary planning app.
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Basilica of St. Anthony Reviews
Beautiful basilica where you can visit the chapel of the Treasury dedicated to Saint Anthony and where the relics and objects of the saint are located. more »
Most people go to church to pray. But this place of worship is a step above. It is beautiful while remaining understated. They're not after your money like most other places. Even the treasury is... more »
This is one of the most beautiful, eclectic and unusual churches I have ever visited. Colourful, rich in decoration, history, beautifully moving and I am not even catholic! A MUST SEE! The colourful altars, the reliquary, St. Anthony’s tomb and the cloistered gardens... just stunning beauty. We spent hours studying all the amazing art, sculptures and details.
I had wonderful relaxing time here. This church is really big, with beautiful designs inside. It's a free entrance. So, you can enter and relax however longer you need to. Recommended, if in the town !!!
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