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Basilica San Michele Maggiore

San Michele square, 27100 Pavia, Italy
+39 0382 26063
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San Michele square, 27100 Pavia, Italy
+39 0382 26063

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

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 knowledgeable volunteers

Thank Nicky B
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Stand back and take in the exterior before entering and admiring the interior. Only a couple of other people in there on our visit and no charge to enter.

Thank Moriston
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This is perhaps the most notable church in Pavia, a place where kings were crowned in days of old. It is a fine example of the Romanesque style, around 12th or 13th century. Go down into the crypt via the steps near the altar and...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice restored Basilica in the center of the old city with lovely acostics. Worth a visit if you are around.

Thank menachemle
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is one of the places where I brought a New Zealand girl to visit. It is a piece of Italian's history because it was there that some ancient kings became kings ( they put them the crown in the head). It is a place...More

Thank CecilialaCe
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This is one of the most impressive rοmanesque basilicas of Pavia. The visit was definitely worthwhile. A monument that should certainly see.

Thank Γιάννης Μ
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Whilst the Duomo was a bit of a let down, San Michel mad up for it. It is difficult to describe how beautiful this ancient basilica is. Just marvel at the outside before stepping in and being blown away. Loved it!!!!! To bad there was...More

Thank stephan j
Reviewed 24 August 2016

this is one of many beautiful old cathedrals and churches in Pavia. Beautiful interior artwork. Must see!

Thank margardenlady
Reviewed 19 August 2016

A truly stunning medieval building both inside and out. The whole neighbourhood is full of surprises and great to wander round.

Thank FredMadrid67
Reviewed 7 August 2016

A historic place for Europe and an ever impressive building in terms of architecture and art. You'll be impressed.

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