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Chiesa di Santa Sofia

Via Santa Sofia | La visita non è consentita durante tutte le cerimonie religiose parrocchiali, 35100, Padua, Italy
+39 049 875 9939
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good but not big

Nice church but not a very big one, small organ, only a lot off groups inside here ... Lovely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
marcbetjes
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Brussels, Belgium
For those who appreciate the rare

There are very few churches in Europe that date from the year 1000, just as Europe was coming out... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2017
GloriaAnchio
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Via Santa Sofia | La visita non è consentita durante tutte le cerimonie religiose parrocchiali, 35100, Padua, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice church but not a very big one, small organ, only a lot off groups inside here ... Lovely paintings and ornaments.

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

There are very few churches in Europe that date from the year 1000, just as Europe was coming out of the "dark ages." This is a simple, albeit imposing, church which has recently been completely restored. Where else could one see the baptismal font where...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

While relatively unadorned this church is beautiful with remnants of frescos and Some gloriously wonky brickwork. It's a beautiful and simple church which is worth a slow walk round to discover stone and other features. It is well words visit. You can buy a really...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2017

Not ostententacious but a very calm and simple ancient church. Love the vaulted ceilings. Visit if staying nearby - very close to Santa Sofia apartments

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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Its in one of the oldest streets in Padova, Via Altinate. It's simple but really worth stopping for a quick look if you are in the area.

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Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Nothing wow about it, its for the history fans out there. Situated in a side street around a very busy part of Padova. Interesting but not something to amend your plans for.

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Reviewed 22 April 2016

The church, at the eastern end of the ancient Padua center, is located along the "Via Altinate", that is the urban section of the road that led from Padua to Altinum, an important Venetian city in Roman and early medieval times, then fallen (while Venice,...More

2  Thank Brun066
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Reviewed 11 February 2016

Most of Italian and foreign tourist, coming to our region and "kidnapped" by the tour guides carrying them from Romeo&Juliet's town Verona (btw the real Castles are in Montecchio Maggiore in Vicenza area, not in Verona) throughout the Casanova's one (Venice) normally make a short...More

1  Thank ridetheworld-PD-ITA
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Reviewed 29 November 2015

This church showcased the Brighton Secondary School Choir from South Australia on 29th November 2015. The program included some most famous Sacred choral music and 5 compositions by Italian composers Daniela and Raffaella Sabatini!

Thank Jeff K
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Reviewed 10 November 2015

Went because close to the apartment and locally historically important. made such little impact took no notes.

Thank CatherineBath
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