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Basilica of St. Anthony, Padua

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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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  • An enormous complex of different style structures blended into one, the basilica of saint Anthony harbours many artistic treasures. However, to single them out is not always easy, as many kitsch... 
    An enormous complex of different style structures blended into one, the basilica of saint Anthony harbours many artistic treasures. However, to single them out is not always easy, as many kitsch...  more »
  • We made a trip to Padua to visit the Cathedral of St Anthony in particular, as on a previous visit we found it to be a very special place. Within the Cathedral there are many frescos & paintings... 
    We made a trip to Padua to visit the Cathedral of St Anthony in particular, as on a previous visit we found it to be a very special place. Within the Cathedral there are many frescos & paintings...  more »
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  • It is most famous church and the St Anthony 's in corrupt tungue is here
  • My first visit. Super church and cloister complex.

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