Basilica di Aquileia, Aquileia

Must see · World heritage site · Religious Site · Church
Built in the 11th century in a Romanesque style, Basilica di Aquileia represents an immaculately preserved Roman Catholic church with intricate mosaic floors. The floors have been covered in transparent flexi protection so that visitors can walk along them and take in the whole masterpiece. The long, impressive structure features arched columns, an abundance of early Christian art, and a crypt decorated in frescoes. Climb to the top of the bell tower and you'll be rewarded with a stunning view over the rolling countryside. Before you head to Aquileia, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Aquileia road trip planning site, to make sure you see all that Aquileia has to offer, including Basilica di Aquileia.
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  • Not only is this church beautiful, the mosaics are gorgeous and the whole complex is worth visiting. There are other places to visit in this city connected to her history, interesting as well. For...  more »
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