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Very grand

When you've finished admiring the exterior, with its towering dome, best photographed from a... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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This basilica will come as nice surprise. it is stunning and a not to be missed. It is amazing how... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Munich, Germany
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22 May 2018
“Very grand ”
1 Oct 2017
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

When you've finished admiring the exterior, with its towering dome, best photographed from a distance, take a look inside. In my opinion the baroque nave is a masterpiece.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

This basilica will come as nice surprise. it is stunning and a not to be missed. It is amazing how big it is and yet how hidden in the city ...

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

very nice church exterior and interior, this basilica is probably the nicest highlight of Novara. It is the highest point of the city and has been built over the 16th and 17th century, dedicated to Gaudentius of Novara. The adjacent cupola, 121 metres high, has...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Zuzana M
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Basilica dominates the whole city, everything revolves around it. Novara and basilica definitely deserve greater attention. Going to the dome is possible to 13h on weekdays and Saturdays until 16:20h.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Hrv0jeZ
Reviewed 14 June 2016

The Basilica is big, clean, dark, cold, charming. The only thing I guess they lack is more information, an audio-tour or something.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank azb61
Reviewed 22 March 2016

The basilica bell tower dominate this small city sky line. The basilica interior is superb and well maintained.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank MZ123461
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Make sure not to miss this beautiful church. The dome is unique and highly photogenic. If you're touring Italy, surely you have had a surfeit of beautiful church interiors, but this remains quite lovely and worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank dmittleman
Reviewed 30 January 2015

I was here as part of a business journey and this church was near to where I stayed. I happened to visit this church more that 10 times in 2 months. each time I visit I found a new thing. I happened to get a...More

Date of experience: February 2014
1  Thank 898MMG
Reviewed 27 January 2015

This building as the other historic buildings was well maintained and had wonderful directories in many languages to assit the traveler.

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank Warner L
Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

This place could be seen when you arrive at malpensa airport, it's considered to be a landmark of the town, good to walk around, take some pictures and enjoy some gelato.

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