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Worth a bus ride

This spectacular basilica is only a short bus ride away from town and very easy to find. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Surgeoncyprus
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Exeter, United Kingdom
Bizantine masterpiece. Incredible mosaics

Ravenna is a must, and the reason is all the byzantine mosaics. This church is just outside... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This spectacular basilica is only a short bus ride away from town and very easy to find. The information people will show you where to get the bus. It is very dramatic and rather different. Conveniently, there is a splendid little cafe nearby where you...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ravenna is a must, and the reason is all the byzantine mosaics. This church is just outside Ravenna, but it would be a crime to miss seeing it.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 15 June 2018

This is an amazing sight you shouldn't miss on your trip in this part of Italy. The mosaic is spectacular, the basilika is really big and located in a beautiful peaceful place.

Thank Maja S
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We recently visited this gorgeous basilica with spectacular mosaics and felt that it was well worth visiting in addition to the other sites in Ravenna. We rented bicycles at the train station and it was an easily navigated flat cycle of just 4 miles each...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Walking up to this church is not as impressive as many other churches in Italy. But upon going inside, that image changes. The detail, the marble, the mosaic artwork, the wall and ceiling paintings are beautiful! This place is totally worth a stop off the...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Left this for our last morning , on the way to Bologna. LOVED IT. Went on a Sunday, here was a mass on, but they allowed the entry, which was free. Gorgeous mosaics! Would’ve loved to appreciate this with good light, but we landed up...More

Thank coconutugly
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This grand basilica is practically marooned in the middle of the plain surrounding Ravenna and is some way outside the town. The interior of the basilica is elegant, full of light and larger than the basilicas in the town. The columns lead your eye down...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

One of the most beautiful churches I have seen in Italy. Incredible mosaics and beautiful Corinthian columns.

Thank lukelives
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The mosaics in this paleo-Christian church have been one of the highlights of my trip to northern Italy. While it is tempting just to see the ones in Ravenna city centre, this basilica to the south of Ravenna is a gem. The mosaics represent a...More

Thank J0anned568
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Looking for Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo we decided to take the bus. That was a good choice because it is not in walking distance from the other attractions of Ravenna. The Basilica is build in what used to be a place far outside of Ravenna....More

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adriangerman
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There is not a specific guided tour of this Church, but you can buy a cumulative ticket that allows you to visit this Church + National Museum of Ravenna (+ Mausoleo of Teodorico as third option). Regards
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