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Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

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Piazza Vecchia 6, 24129 Bergamo, Italy
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All reviews beautiful church intricate details every inch lorenzo lotto next door free entrance take photos worth a visit visit bergamo old town upper town tapestries ceiling interior basilica art beauty
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is prettier than the Duomo . Well worth a visit . Absolutely amazing inside and out . Photos are allowed

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Dream10527
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we decided to visit Bergamo, my cousin Cora, told us not to forget to visit Santa Maria Maggiore, since it was an amazing Italian Church packed with paintings, sculptures and artifacts dating the XIV Century to the Reinassance. If you happen to come to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank quitoferreira
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have seen many beautiful churches, cathedrals and monasteries all around the world, but gosh, this one beats them all! It was so stunning and awesome, literally took my breath away. I guess I will just let my photos do the talking because now words...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Hannisze
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s easy to miss this place as it’s sandwiches between two grander buildings, right off the main square but be sure and go in and marvel at all of the beautiful paintings and decorations. Especially good if you can get there when it’s quiet and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An spectacular basilica. The interior combines baroque, renaissance and and gothic elements. Well preserved and definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Papersen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a place where every step you say "wow". Ornamented in the most beautiful way. Simply striking church, I have not seen many holy places as adorable as this one.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

One of the most beautiful places the world. Free entrance. Highly recommend to visit. There is also a tresury for 3 euros, which is extremely boring and has nothing interesting to show

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

In a city pretty small compared to others in Lombardy region, walking around it's Old town and getting into a structure of this size and magnificence was nothing but a big WOW! Never thought a beauty of this kind will pop up on our walking...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ljubimci
Reviewed March 3, 2019

This Basilica will take your breath away, there is hardly an inch of it not decorated in a very flamboyant style, with each chapel having a distinctive style which is almost overwhelming. I went back a second day to study it in more detail, especially...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank EDimond1
Reviewed February 24, 2019

The Basilica is a major church in the upper town of Bergamo. Regardless all the modifications occured along the history, the external appearance has largely maintained its Lombard Romanesque origins.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Celeste A
March 12, 2018|
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Response from ILONA-World | Reviewed this property |
its Basilica has located in Bergamo, for visit you need to take e-tickets on e-platform of this Basilica. If you dont have tickets you cant visit. Very long an hard traffic to visit it. You could wait 1-3 monthes, depend... More
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February 17, 2017|
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Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
Ladies best to cover their shoulders and gentlemen should wear at least long shorts. It is always in the interest of everybody to wear decent attire when visiting churches. Worst case scenario, ladies will be given shawls... More