Società per la Conservazione della Basilica di Aquileia, Aquileia

(4.9/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
Built in the 11th century in a Romanesque style, Società per la Conservazione della 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. Società per la Conservazione della Basilica di Aquileia is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Aquileia Edition.
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  • A must see ... There is a mosaic dating from the Romanesque period beautiful. The basilica is impressive. Stop by ...
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  • The basilica is the main religious building of the town. Outside very well cared for, green spaces embellished with beautiful cypress trees. Very clean and tidy. The Interior is dominated by a vast mosaic of nearly 800 square meters, the largest of Christendom in the West. Access is free of charge and are available to friendly and knowledgeable tour guides. Everything is very nice and informative.
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  • 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 qui...  more »