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Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

Piazza Duomo, 24129 Bergamo BG, Italy

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About Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

The Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore is an ancient Catholic basilica that is considered to be the largest of the churches dedicated to the Virgin Mary in Rome. It is one of the city’s four major basilicas. An absolute Early Christian masterpiece of art and architecture. You will be taken aback by the beauty of its mosaics, frescoes and sculptures.



Attractions near Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

Cappella Colleoni0.01km from Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

The Colleoni Chapel, a Renaissance work by Giovanni Antonio Amadeo, is located on the Piazza del Duomo in upper Bergamo, leaning against the basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore.  it was built between 1472 and 1476 as the personal shrine for the condottiere Bartolomeo Colleoni which was dedicated to the saints Bartholomew, Mark and John the Baptist.  One of the main pilgrimage centres in this area and also a nice tourist attraction too.

Piazza Vecchia0.08km from Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

Piazza Vecchia is the square of Bergamo located on the upper part of the city, seat for many centuries of the political and civil activity of the city formerly called platea magna nova . The square was connected by the portico of the Palazzo della Ragione with the Sancti Vincentii platea , which became the Piazza del Duomo. The square is located in the center of the upper city , or rather in the part enclosed by the Venetian walls ; with an almost perfect rectangular shape and is one of the mos

Accademia Carrara Museum1.05km from Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

The Carrara Academy is a picture gallery located in Bergamo. The exhibition itinerary, organized on two floors and developed in 28 rooms, consists of over six hundred works on display that cover a chronological span of five centuries, from the beginning of the fifteenth century to the end of the nineteenth century, touching the main Italian pictorial schools and the French painting of Flanders and Holland.  The museum is flanked by the homonymous academy of fine arts.

Leolandia14.44km from Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

Leolandia is an amusement park located in Capriate San Gervasio, in the province of Bergamo in Lombardy.  It is an amusement park, aimed mainly at families with children, but has attractions and shows aimed at people of all ages and some educational paths for schools. Inside it also houses an aquarium, a reptile house, and an open area with farm animals and a collection of parrots.

Autodromo Nazionale Monza30.71km from Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

The Autodromo Nazionale Monza is a permanent racing circuit which currently hosts the Italian Grand Prix. Opened in 1922, the Autodromo Nazionale Monza has hosted Italy’s round of the world championship ever since its inauguration with just a single exception

Royal Villa of Monza32.52km from Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

It is one of the most beautiful European Royal Villas, whose Park is larger than that of Versailles, with which it competes in beauty. The Villa is located at the foot of the hills of Brianza, a place that was chosen not only for its beauty but also for its strategically important position across the Milan-Vienna route.

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About 10 million people, forming one-sixth of Italy's population, live in Lombardy and about a fifth of Italy's GDP is produced in the region, making it the most populous and richest region in the country and one of the richest regions in Europe.