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Battistero Neoniano (Battistero degli Ortodossi)

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The most ancient of Ravenna monuments, at least with regard to when building began, it dates to the end of the 4th or the beginning of the 5th century.
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Via Gioacchino Rasponi, 48121, Ravenna, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This small battistero is adjacent to the Museo Arcivescovile and admission is included in the price of a ticket to all five UNESCO sites. The mosaics and tile work are spectacular and well worth a quick visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Z0siaB
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Built by Neon 450 - 475 AD, this baptistery's mosaic images still follow the Hellenistic-Roman rendition as opposed to the Baptistery of the Arians

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank filopella
Reviewed 29 October 2018

There is not much to see, but the ceiling was brilliant. I made reference to the bland exterior of this building contrasted by the sumptuous interior decoration of this building when I taught art history, so it was quite thrilling to view it in person....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

It is the most ancient monument of Ravenna. It shows Byzantine Roman style of mosaics. The dome shows he Baptism of Christ in the river Jordan. this is one of the oldest mosaic scenes of Christ's Baptism in a Unesco monument building.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

If you are staying in Ravenna or in the vicinity, this place is definitely worth a visit. The entrance fee is only 9EUR and it is part of a package that lets you visit 4 other amazing places. It’s a small place and the visit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

The Neonian Baptistery was erected (probably) towards the beginning of the V century on the initiative of the Bishop Urso and restored by Bishop Neone (450-475) inserting the current interior decoration. The building has an octagonal structure and is under the current ground level for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bigo1955
Reviewed 29 September 2018

For just 9.50 get a ticket to see the top 5 mosaic encrusted buildings that are part of this Unesco world heritage site. The work that must have taken years to create these beautiful portraits and pictures, all those stars are astounding and equally astonishing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank M H
Reviewed 19 September 2018

You need to sit and take this one in. But once again the mosaics speak for themselves.The font in the centre is full of little coins that look like mosaics themselves. Never really understood the need to do that.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

This is another of the UNESCO world heritage sites and as with the others the completeness and quality of the decoration is astonishing. A must see.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Saggy B
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Small but magnificent place.. With an excellent mosaic inner dome.. Really liked it, highly recommended

Date of experience: September 2018
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