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Basilica San Michele Maggiore, Pavia

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  • The ancient basilica palatina remembers the greatness of Pavia and do you admire in a library and linda lovely cobbled streets after a wonderful stroll in the square of the city. Solemn the Interior species with afternoon light.
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  • Wonderfully dark, interesting capitals, front is sadly very eroded, but there are many different Michael Archangel bas-reliefs if you look. Don't miss it. It is also often open all day with knowledgea...  more »
  • A must for lovers of medieval art, unique for its sandstone façade, although deteriorated by time, inside is one of the few examples of silver crucifix with depiction of Christ triumphans, frescoes and beautiful carved capitals, even in the crypt. Can access, on request, to the presbytery, with remains of mosaic.
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  • Most beautiful church in the whole province.
  • Very nice church.
  • The façade welcomes visitors and leave them speechless with its magnificence and the inside is really beautiful: the atmosphere kinda Gothic Romanesque style fits perfectly and very impressive is the crypt below the altar! Not to be missed!
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  • A real treasure in the heart of Pavia, the crypt preserves intact capitals
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  • The Romanesque church more beautiful ... ... Stunning silver crucifix Christ Triumphant: according to me among the most beautiful in the world.
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