Basilica of Aquileia, Aquileia

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Built in the 11th century in a Romanesque style, Basilica of 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 of Aquileia.
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  • Impressive basilica in a (now) small town full of history. It makes you realize how small one man can be compare to the amount od people who were here in old times. 
    Impressive basilica in a (now) small town full of history. It makes you realize how small one man can be compare to the amount od people who were here in old times.  more »
  • Just too amazing for words. History, a place of worship and an area of tranquility. There is so much to see and to discover… 
    Just too amazing for words. History, a place of worship and an area of tranquility. There is so much to see and to discover…  more »
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  • A pure marvel! As soon as you enter it will surprise you! I recommend visiting with a guide to grasp some very interesting details
  • Anyone interested in history, art and architecture should visit this basilica. You can see elements from Roman, Langobard, Carolingian periods, and many more! 🙂

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