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Basilica di Aquileia

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Incredible mosaics

If I could give this six stars I would. The mosaic floor in here dates from a church in the 4th... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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really beautiful mosaics

Absolutely not to be missed Basilica, spectacular mosaics, The patriarchal basilica of Santa Maria... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If I could give this six stars I would. The mosaic floor in here dates from a church in the 4th Century, just after Christianity started being tolerated in the Roman empire. It is absolutely stunning - easily the match of any ancient site I...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely not to be missed Basilica, spectacular mosaics, The patriarchal basilica of Santa Maria Assunta is the main religious building of Aquileia and ancient cathedral church of the suppressed patriarchate of Aquileia.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 11, 2019

We bought the combined ticket (9eur reduced) and entered the Baptistery first. The building is connected to the Basilica through a hall that leads to the center of the Baptistery with the baptismal font at its center; the Baptistery was rebuilt thrice and lost its...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

If you're into early Christian history, this is a basilica to see. The floor mosaics date back to the 4th century. The entire floor is mosaic. This is off the beaten path and will take some doing to get to. Took a public bus from...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

OAT guided tour. Wonderful exhibit full of history and layers of the past. This is also an exhibit of religious overlap of Roman and Christianity.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

I'm a history buff, and an amateur archaeologist in Plantation archaeology, but this place is utterly astounding. The idea that I was able to walk over the floors of a religious facility built in the first century just blew my mind. And the beautiful mosaics...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

The highlight is the mosaic floor. The early Christian Architecture is impressive. We were able to understand the Romans through this spiritual church. A pleasant walk around the church.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

The mosaic floor is worth seeing as is an early Christian Church my detailed description has just been wiped! Will do it again when in have time

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

I have never seen such extensive mosaics, covering the whole floor of the Basilica and some surrounding areas. And a really special atmosphere!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

We visited and got a small brochure in English which did an excellent job explaining the mosaics. They are amazing. The fish are all different. I'm sure a fisherman could identify the different fish. The frescoes in the crypt were vibrant with amazing colors. Kudos...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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