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Basilica di Aquileia

Piazza Capitolo 1, 33051 Aquileia, Italy
+39 0431 91067
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The best one in the aera

I visit a lot og churches, and the italian ones are surprisingly plain. Not a lot of things inside... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Norge123
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Haugesund, Norway
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Fantastic cathedral.

Aquileia with its Cathedral is a fantastic place to visit. Lots to visit with its 1000 years and... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Fab Z
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“mosaic floor” (12 reviews)
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Piazza Capitolo 1, 33051 Aquileia, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visit a lot og churches, and the italian ones are surprisingly plain. Not a lot of things inside. This one was also straight, but have a lot of tradition inside, and are lovely white inside.

Thank Norge123
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Aquileia with its Cathedral is a fantastic place to visit. Lots to visit with its 1000 years and more of story. One of the most fantastic history of Italy.

Thank Fab Z
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Decided to visit this place on my birthday. Here are my comments 1) Easy to reach. 2) lots of history 3) Tourists information office available 4) All surroundings sites are well kept/ information boards placed around each site with its history 5) The Basilica is...More

Thank Ravi C
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful late antique mosaic carpet dominates the church. Leaflet guide for 50 cents is good. Phasing of building made clear. Highlight for me was the nave mosaic but also the excavations off left aisle. Medieval paintings in crypt very important as shows crossover between byzantine...More

Thank SecondBestPriest
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Building most impressive and in wonderful state of repair. Mosaic most impressive and not only because of it's size. Definitely worth a visit if in the area.

Thank NigelDCapeTown
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This is a UNESCO World Heritage site due to the Roman mosaic floor of immense size. We are well aware of the restrictions that many religious sites have with respect to clothing which is why we checked the church web site and saw nothing regarding...More

Thank CarolnRobb
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Ancient Roman unforgettable experience. The church is small but the masterpiece you will find are among the most notable ever.

Thank Luciano D
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The church is absolutely worth a visit, but I found it being part of the list of world heritage a bit over the top. But we did enjoy it even though it cost us over 2 hours driving coming from Kirchbach in Carinthia, Austria. The...More

Thank monika c
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and rightly so. The first church on the site was built soon after Christianity was legal in the 300's. This is the fourth church on the site but the magnificent floor is from the 4th century and various...More

Thank Mmarymomm
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is still a functioning church and free to visit apart from the crypt. Well worthy of inclusion as part of this world heritage site

Thank M G
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