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Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

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Piazza Vecchia 6, 24129 Bergamo, Italy
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All reviews beautiful church intricate details baroque style free entry awe inspiring lorenzo lotto next door take photos on display worth a visit bergamo alta old city tapestries ceiling interior basilica art
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went without expectations, and we were really surprised by the artwork. There are so many fine elaborated details, the floor the painted ceiling, the stautes and more. 🗿⚰️ It is really impressive, we liked it a lot. Highly recommended 👍🏼 👍🏼 🙂

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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you visit the Cita Alta (old town) in Bergarmo do not miss this church. It has the most amazing artwork. Every inch of the ceiling and walls is covered in paintings, carvings or tapestries and it has wonderful statues, some from the 13th Century....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful churches i have ever been to. Easy access, often open and very close to Piazza Vecchia

Thank Karin E
Reviewed 1 week ago

You must visit this place to feel all the splendour of Bergamo. Marvellous pieces of art inside, decorative tapestry, paintings, sculptures, moument dedicated to Dionizetti, etc.

1  Thank Agnieszka K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely fantastic inside - the amount of workmanship involved is difficult to comprehend. Definitely worth visiting when in the area

1  Thank SteveCAFC63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing interiors. Covered floor to ceiling in extraordinarily paintings and frescoes. The confessional is like nothing I have ever seen before. Such intricate carving.

1  Thank Kkkaaabbb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just beautiful. There are no words to describe the beautiful craftsmanship here. A must view of Bergamo

1  Thank sjpwardy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful place full of amazing art and tapestries. No charge to enter. Not just another church check out the amazing ceiling

1  Thank DebPerth_Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reading reviews there is some confusion and the photos are also mixed possible even misleading. Basilica was built by the people of Beragamo part of it was taken by General Collione as his tomb, and then there is the Cathedral. So effective there are three...More

1  Thank Alex S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must to see while visiting this town. Very Italian with ornate interior. We were lucky enough to visit while a wedding was taking place.

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Celeste A
13 March 2018|
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Response from ILONA-World | Reviewed this property |
its Basilica has located in Bergamo, for visit you need to take e-tickets on e-platform of this Basilica. If you dont have tickets you cant visit. Very long an hard traffic to visit it. You could wait 1-3 monthes, depend... More
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Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
Ladies best to cover their shoulders and gentlemen should wear at least long shorts. It is always in the interest of everybody to wear decent attire when visiting churches. Worst case scenario, ladies will be given shawls... More
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