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SANTA MARIA DELLA VITA

Bologna City | Attractions | Churches | Museums

The monumental site of Santa Maria della Vita, the cupola of which was designed by Bibiena, is the most important example of Baroque architecture in Bologna and part of the Genus Bononiae Museum in the City.

It includes the Sanctuary, which houses the largest collection of terracotta sculptures of the Italian Renaissance, the Compianto sul Cristo Morto by Niccolò dell’Arca; the Oratorio dei Battuti, which houses the Transito della Vergine by Alfonso Lombardi, and the Museum of Health, situated in the old Santa Maria Della Vita hospital.

The Museum and Oratory (Via Clavature, 8) are open from:

Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 12 pm and from 3 to 7 pm

The Sanctuary (Via Clavature, 10) is open from:

Monday to Saturday from 7.30 am to 7 pm,

Sunday and public holidays from 4.30 to 7.30 pm.

Address
via Clavature 8
Phone
+39 051 230260
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