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Aquileia is an ancient and important city of the Roman Empire .

It was besieged several times and completely razed in 452 by Attila the Hun .

There are two points of interest to visit :

The basilica divided into an area accessible for free and a paid second. In both areas are important really well restored mosaics and very pretty. They depict scenes of everyday life from this era.

Behind the basilica, there is an old cemetery to visit also .

The second point of interest is the small canal with its ancient port along a path with cypresses .

In the city you will also find an archaeological museum .

The city of Aquileia , Aquileia in Italian, is one of the places listed in the UNESCO historical heritage for its rich history

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