The Pontifical Basilica Minore of Saint Anthony of Padua is one of the main beauties and catholic places of worship of the city of Padua.
This basilica is known by the Paduan as the Saint, is one of the largest churches in the world and presents every year many visitors who make it one of the most revered shrines in the Christian world.
Inside are the relics of St. Anthony of Padua and his tomb.
The Basilica has a very large square where there is an equestrian monument to Gattamelata di Donatello.
Inside the Basilica there is the Chapel of St. Anthony, here the saint rests in a large sarcophagus.
The back wall of the chapel shows beautiful marble reliefs with representations of the saint’s life.
The nearby beautifully decorated and frescoed chapels guard the bronze statues of Donatello.
In Padua this monument is the main symbol of the city, in fact it is one of the obligatory stops to visit.