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Ravenna Piazza San Francesco 1, 48121, Ravenna, Italy
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All reviewsgold fishfish swimmingoriginal churchdante's tomboriginal floorsan francescoentire citymain altarcentury adfree entryquick visitnice churchbelow street levelworth a visitalabaster windowsbeautiful mosaicsgoldfish
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This very interesting basilica has its beginnings in the 5th century and it was change a rebuilt for more than 1000 years. The most curious thing is that the crypt is flooded has several colourful fish swim around the lovely mosaics

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really old basilica. You can see how the water levels have changed over the centuries. Original level of floor os seen in crypt.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

initialy build also in the 5th century, the basilica was demolish and rebuild in the early IX century. Baroque altars and other decoration were added in the XVII. In the 1321 the funeral of Dante Alighieri was celebrated here. There are several works of art,...More

Thank Sorin C
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The Basillica is a nice visit. The cript is beautiful with its underwater part and the fishes. In order the get the lights you have to give 1 EUR but it's worth.

Thank Krasito
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Incredible to see the flooded crypt with fish swimming in the water. One of many great churches in Ravenna.

Thank Clockwise47597
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Free entry but a small 1 euro charge to see the amazing mosiac and fish. A not to be missed site in Ravenna.

Thank Kasler
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

The entry was free. When we got there they were closed (12-3), but the kids really wanted to see the fish. You have to put a euro into the little machine to turn the light on for you to see the underwater part of the...More

Thank DofDenver
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

The water and mosiac setting is pretty awesome. I wish more churches would mix in the elements a bit more.

Thank Grant I
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Like everyone says, end the euro and see the amazing mosaics in the flooded crypt. We thought the Basilica itself was amazing, but the crypt was a truly a bonus.

Thank lovetotravelgreeley
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Basilica di San Francesco is a nice Roman Catholic church at the center of Ravenna. It is worth visiting place, since there you can see an underground pool of water with mosaics.

Thank Georgios G
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