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Basilica di Sant'Antonio (del Santo)
Piazza del Santo, 11, 35123 Padova Driving directions
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Opening hours

6.20am‑7.45pm (6.45pm in winter)

Description

An important pilgrimage site dedicated to St Anthony, this basilica was built between 1232 and 1300 in a style which combines Romanesque, Byzantine and Gothic features. The imposing interior houses many works of art, including the choir with 22 bas-reliefs by Donatello (1446) which adorn the high altar. The Cappello del Santo, a Renaissance masterpiece, contains the Arca di Sant'Antonio which is surrounded by magnificent 16C high reliefs. The Museo Antoniano is also worth a visit.

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