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Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

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Address: Piazza Vecchia 6, 24129 Bergamo, Italy
Phone Number: 035-223-327
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8:30 am - 12:30 pm
2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
2:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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The most beautiful Basilica I have seen

amazing Basilica, the richness of the decoration is among the best I have seen in Italy, must be visited and admired, more than the Duomo of Bergamo, who would say that this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

amazing Basilica, the richness of the decoration is among the best I have seen in Italy, must be visited and admired, more than the Duomo of Bergamo, who would say that this Basilica is so rich and beautiful

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We had not heard about this place before, so it was quite jaw dropping when we walked in and saw the beautifully preserved frescoes, paintings and décorations. Wonderful

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Such a beautiful place. it is situated on the main square at the top of Citta Alta. The frescoes are still stunning, but it's the architecture that is the star

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

This is an absolute masterpiece, one of the most beautiful church facades I have ever seen. You just have to keep looking at it.

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Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Inside is well preserved and worth the visit. Don't take your crying 4 year old inside though, they seem to have forgotten Jesus welcomes those who are most like children, not least.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This one of the most beutifull sacral places I've ever seen. A must see place when you stay in Bergamo the old city. No fee, side access for wheelchair.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Stunning, we were amazed at the magnificent detail and architecture in the BASILICA DI santa MARIE maggiore . The interior is likewise astonishing. You could spent hours studying all the details. Truly a work of ART.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

beautyfull church surounded but a really nice piazza .. great place to visit both inside and out.....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Even a philistine will appreciate this. the murals and plasterwork on the roof and walls will take your breath away.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

visually stunning.lots to look at and enjoy.Mass in progress while we were there which was lovely to see such an ancient building used and shared by generations of the towns people of Bergamo.

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