Italy - Archaeological Area and the Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia

"Aquileia (in Friuli-Venezia Giulia), one of the largest and wealthiest cities of the Early Roman Empire, was destroyed by Attila in the mid-5th century. Most of it still lies unexcavated beneath the fields, and as such it constitutes the greatest archaeological reserve of its kind. The patriarchal basilica, an outstanding building with an exceptional mosaic pavement, played a key role in the evangelization of a large region of central Europe." 

Source: UNESCO World Heritage

Thanks to Aleksandra of Slovenia for both cards.

Postcard 1
Patriachal Basalica




Postcard 2
Archaelogical site of Aquileia

2 comments:

  1. Hey! I see you already received my cards :)
    Did you send mine yet?

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  2. Thanks for sharing this post. Aquileia is a small and quite insignificant town. In Aquileia not sightseeing place but its a archaeological site and has a UNESCO World Heritage status.Grado is a nice place for spend night. For history lover there are many places to see two museums, the famous mosaic and the outdoors sites in the basilica. Grado is also nice place their resort is also very nice. For more details refer Aquileia mosaic

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