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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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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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Beautiful almost beyond belief!

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

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

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

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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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A must-see in Bergamo. It has the reputation of the most impressive church in Bergamo for a reason - I visited many of them during my trip (my sister, whom I travelled with, is completely obsessed with this kind of architecture ;)), but we didn't see anything as stunning as this. Santa Maria Maggiore, despite being relatively small, looks fairly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

All made with gold, with beautiful frescoes.Try to watch a mass there. I think it has one about 9 am on Sundays. Beautiful ceremony, right in the heart of citta alta.

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Seaford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is a large and beautiful church with not only paintings but tapestries and some beautiful marquetry. It is a cool quiet holy place which was a delight to visit.

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Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This church is stunning. The detail on the roof is amazing. There are small beautiful alters all around the church. It is certainly a must see!

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Yet another beautiful church in Bergamo and especially in Citta Alta. Nice architecture. Centrally located and very close to other landmarks of Citta Alta.

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Clifton, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

It's hard to believe from the outside just how large this church is inside. There is fantastic artwork inside that must be seen and a very interesting confessional carved from walnut - a tremendous work of art.

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Minsk, Belarus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

basilica itself inside and outside - must seen! very luxurious. real scent of historic times - but reserved by people. worth seeing!

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Additional Information about Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

Address: Piazza Vecchia 6, 24129 Bergamo, Italy
Phone Number: 035-223-327
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Bergamo  >  Bergamo
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm  3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 12:30 pm  2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 12:30 pm  2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 12:30 pm  2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 12:30 pm  2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 12:30 pm  2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 12:30 pm  2:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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