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Basilica di S. Giovanni Evangelista

Via Carducci, 48121, Ravenna, Italy
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“nice church” (3 reviews)
“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
“fragments” (3 reviews)
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Via Carducci, 48121, Ravenna, Italy
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Although nothing outstanding this lovely church is a great occasion to pause and admire centuries old artwork.

Thank EUcivilization
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

A total contrast to the other sites in ravenna, there are barely any mosics here at all. Some fragments round the walls but otherewise it is all white paint/plaster and polished wood and tiles. A good place to go for some quiet contemplation, it was...More

1  Thank Christina E
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

This church is close to the train station. In fact, its one of the 1st building 1 will notice after crossing the road from the station. Its a gem which is pretty well preserved. Worth a visit.

Thank JustLoveToFly
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Built by Galla Palcidia, so if you see her mausoleum (which is a MUST SEE in Ravenna), this church is interesting and an excellent example of architecture for this period. A good quiet place for meditation and resting your feet, which is indeed true of...More

Thank Edward D
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

This was a nice little church- under the altar there were some steps down and a little archway which you looked through to see a little sunken room. This was flooded at the bottom and had some fish swimming in it which was pretty cool!

Thank B T
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Thought we had seen all there was in Ravenna when on our way to the station we found this great church. Must see and really well preserved pieces of the original mosaics for a churches that was completely destroyed.

Thank Adam L
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

On the advice of a couple I had met on the train from Bologna, on my way back to the station, I stopped at San Giovanni Evangelista, a handsome small church originally built in the Fifth Century by Galla Placida, then renovated in the 14th....More

1  Thank Sandy S
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

It said 425, if I remember correctly, whereas the others are built in 430. We literally stumbled on it, on our way from the Railway station to the major landmarks. This one may not be so impressive as other major sites, but it's worth paying...More

2  Thank Maria D
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

This church is near to train station,It stayed open until 20:00.You can give some minutes to see it.

Thank EFSTATHIOS B
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

Because of the absence of glittering mosaics, this does not get the attention of many of the churches, but it is a fine place, nevertheless. In addition, there is a display of floor mosaics that are really very good. The church was badly damaged in...More

Thank Jincognito
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