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This church seemed only to have the mosaic floor under water with gold fish and the settlement of the tower. Worth a stop in but not something I would recommend unless already included and on your way to other attractions.
The mosaics under water at the back of the church are pretty special. You have to put in a little money to light up the area. No-one seemed to want to, but after my friend did there was such a crowd of people that the...More
It’s only a couple of blocks away from Dante’s Tomb so if you are in the area, it’s worth swinging by, but compared to the other sights in Ravenna, I didn’t find it as impressive. There was a little area under the altar that you...More
The Basilica of San Francesco is interesting to visit although it has undergone significant renovations over the centuries. In this church the funeral of the "Supreme Poet Dante" was celebrated in 1321. The remains of the "great poet" rest in the adjacent "Dante's tomb". Under...More
If you see this basilica from the outside it is big but with brickstone and built in a simple structure. But seeing the inside you will not be disappointed. All the colourful mosaics on walls ceilings and on the ground. It is really amazing. The...More
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
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