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Our first stop from the train while visiting Ravenna.
A great intro to the mosaics of this amazing city.
There is a small museum on site, but I didn't find it that interesting.
But the tiles in the Basilica were quite amazing and beautiful.
The Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo was built by Teodorico (493-526). Originally a palatine church of Arian worship. According to tradition, the relics of Sant'Apollinare were transported here in the ninth century by the Basilica of Classe and from this took the name with the addition...More
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 is astounding and equally astonishing they remain to...More
This is the start of the Ravenna Mosaic Trail. The ticket office beside the basilica sells tickets that cover all the main sights. The main church has a mosaic frieze that you could study for hours. Don't miss the cloister next door.
This basilica has beautiful mosaics either side of the nave. The procession of the Magi on the left and the procession of the Martyrs on the right. Above them the apostles and saints and above those the miracles and parables and scenes of the passion....More
This is not a big cathedral by Italian standards and is none the worse for it. The chapels are the stand out feature but the nave and apse make heavy reference to the Roman period which is not surprising given its age.
This church from Byzantine era has one of the good mosaic work art from Byzantine period. It has a large wall and ceiling full with tiny golden shining mosaic assembled together as a masterpiece of art to worship Christian Saints and Roman life.
Has entire length of the church both sides covered in mosaics. Has bible stories on uppermost mosaics. When the byzantines came in, they covered the mosaic scenes that depicted the arian king. This one I highly recommend reading about, not just the history of the...More
Tickets are for the entire collection of UNESCO sites in Ravenna (Museo Arcivescovile, Battistero Neoniano, Basilica Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Basilica San Vitale, Mausoleo Galla Placidia) and it costs 9.50€ (regular ticket) or... More
Tickets are for the entire collection of UNESCO sites in Ravenna (Museo Arcivescovile, Battistero Neoniano, Basilica Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Basilica San Vitale, Mausoleo Galla Placidia) and it costs 9.50€ (regular ticket) or 8.50€ (students). From March to mid-June you have to add 2.00€ to visit Mausoleo Galla Placidia due to touristic peak. The tickets last 7 days and you can see the above mentioned monuments one time each (during these 7 days). You can visit each site on your own, the guided tour is not compulsory.