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Basilica di Aquileia

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM - 7:00 PM
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Early Christian basilica with fabulous floor - get the audio tour from the Info center nearby

This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and rightly so. The first church on the site was built soon... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2017
Mmarymomm
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Pleasanton, California
Excellent mosaics

This is still a functioning church and free to visit apart from the crypt. Well worthy of inclusion... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2017
M G
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed April 16, 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

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 13, 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

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 4, 2017

Unlike other Italian religious architectural heritage, this one is noted for the magnificent mosaic floor which has been almost completely preserved! The frescoes at the back of the alter are also quite interesting. A must see!

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

It was the second time I went to Aquileia. The Basilica is definitely beautiful, the atmosphere as well as the spectacular mosaic on the floor. All the city gives you an idea of what could it be to live in Romans' times. Within a sunny...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed December 18, 2016

I was blown away by the mosaic inside the cathedral and the frescoes in the crypts were amazing. Just amaizing..

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed November 27, 2016

We were traveling from Grado to Venice when we stopped to visit this attraction. This grandiose ancient building is a must-see sight with its original ancient mosaic floor and frescos. The view is beautiful from the tower. Don't miss the opportunity to visit this historical...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

UNESCO world heritage in Italy. Aquileia, with its immense archaeological site and its Patriarchal Basilica, is an artistic and historical treasure trove. Located in Udine Province. It was also one of the largest and richest Mediterranean cities. Aquileia’s Patriarchal Basilica, built c. 1000, and brilliant...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed October 30, 2016

It's a lovely basilica, very ''ordinary'' made without ''kitsch'' stuff. The mosaics are incredible!

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Today decided to visit this place after being informed its worth a visit. Started by visiting all sites which were recently excavated I must say it was well explained on different sights on boards. After asking the tourist information office who were very pleasant and...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank ravic639
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Modern design to show the best mosaics on the floor.Great to explore and feel the ancient Christianity development. The same visit you pay for crypts, surprising baptistery and tower (was closed at my visit).

Date of experience: October 2016
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