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Simply stunning

If you are anywhere near this place, do not miss it! The basilica is simply stunning. Hundreds... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Timisoara, Romania
Worth a trip to Aquileia just to see this!

The basilica has absolutely spectacular mosaics. We walked around on glass walkways that allowed... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are anywhere near this place, do not miss it! The basilica is simply stunning. Hundreds years old mosaics, hidden symbols, you can still feel the grandeur of this place.

1  Thank Elena257
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The basilica has absolutely spectacular mosaics. We walked around on glass walkways that allowed us to see what was below them. (On our last visit, 22 years ago, we probably walked on carpeting.) The basilica is 11th century on 4th century foundations, and the mosaics...More

Thank Chandolin
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Striking structure, both in the overhead view of the engineering functionality, and the beauty of the floor. You will be focused on your feet because of the floor, but take a look at the wood and stone above you to get some idea of historic...More

Thank Professor04
Reviewed 11 October 2017

THis is a world class site and a must see if you're in the area. The 5th century mosaic floor is astounding and the excavated Roman villa from the first century BC is stunning! Be sure to include a visit to the World War I...More

1  Thank Drew K
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Drop in for a few minutes to float over the most amazing mosaic floor which is extremely well preserved.

1  Thank Graham_B_Mcr
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

One of the most extraordinary religious buildings in Western Christendom. Only one of the original two Basilicas remains and that is extraordinary, with the most exquisite floor mosaics in stunning condition. The vaulted wooden ceilings are amazing, as are the frescoes in the apse and...More

1  Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

I visit a lot og churches, and the italian ones are surprisingly plain. Not a lot of things inside. This one was also straight, but have a lot of tradition inside, and are lovely white inside.

Thank Norge123
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Aquileia with its Cathedral is a fantastic place to visit. Lots to visit with its 1000 years and more of story. One of the most fantastic history of Italy.

Thank Fab Z
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Decided to visit this place on my birthday. Here are my comments 1) Easy to reach. 2) lots of history 3) Tourists information office available 4) All surroundings sites are well kept/ information boards placed around each site with its history 5) The Basilica is...More

Thank Ravi C
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful late antique mosaic carpet dominates the church. Leaflet guide for 50 cents is good. Phasing of building made clear. Highlight for me was the nave mosaic but also the excavations off left aisle. Medieval paintings in crypt very important as shows crossover between byzantine...More

Thank SecondBestPriest
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