Basilica of San Zeno

A Romanesque basilica rebuilt after the earthquake in 1117 round a nucleus dating from the 4th or 5th century.

Note on the outside the façade with the large rose window called the “Wheel of Fortune”, the marble bas-reliefs on either side of the porch, the famous bronze doors, the bell-tower and the Abbey Tower (12th C.).

Inside the church you can see 13th and 14th century frescoes, the baptismal font, the ribbed vault ceiling, the crypt where the remains of San Zeno are kept, the polychromatic statue of San Zeno called “San Zeno laughing” and Andrea Mantegna’s famous Triptych (1457-59).

Source: Associazione Chiese Vive  -

Opening hours: (March-October) Monday-Saturday 08.30-18.00, Sundays and Festival days 12.30-18.00 – (November-February) Monday-Saturday 10.00-13-00 / 13.30-17.00, Sundays and festival days 12.30-17.00

: Standard € 2.50 - Reduced € 2.00 (groups minimum 20 persons) - € 1.00 (schools) - Free (0-11 years old, members of the clergy/religious orders, journalists, members of the armed forces, leaders of groups of more than 20 paying visitors, owners of the Verona Card).

Possibility to get a cumulative ticket for the 4 main churches of Verona (Dumo, S. Anastasia, S. Fermo, S. Zeno) € 6.00, you can buy it in the first church. Reduced price cumulative tickets € 5.00 for students, over 65, groups of more than 20 people and organisations with special agreements.

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Accessibility: Accessible for accompained people using wheelchair

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