Basilica Di Sant' Apollinare NuovoCurrently Open [Closes at 05:30 pm]
- Address: Via di Roma, 52, 48020 Ravenna RA, Italy
- Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
- Phone: +39-0544541688
- Ticket Price: 10 EUR
- Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture , Cathedral
Originally built as a Palantine church, the building was converted to a basilica dedicated to St.Martin in the mid-6th century. The relics of St.Apollinaris were removed from the Basilica of Sant’Apollinare in Classe and transported here. The gorgeous mosaics inside the church document the evolution of the Byzantine revolution and their influence on the styles and ideologies of that time. The Basilica is home to the oldest surviving original mosaic work on the New Testament.
When the UNESCO inscribed the church on the World Heritage List, its experts pointed out that "both the exterior and interior of the basilica graphically illustrate the fusion between the western and eastern styles characteristic of the late 5th to early 6th century. This is one of the most important buildings from the period of crucial cultural significance in European religious art".
- Last admittance: 15 minutes before closing time.
- Reduced ticket price is EUR 8.50.
- Bus stop: V. Di Roma St Apollinare Nuovo
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94.56% of people who visit Ravenna include Basilica Di Sant' Apollinare Nuovo in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
48.39% of people start their Basilica Di Sant' Apollinare Nuovo visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Basilica Di Sant' Apollinare Nuovo
51.85% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Basilica Di Sant' Apollinare Nuovo
I love this Basilica, so much art all around it, the ceiling, the altar, the sides of the building, the outside... it was all just amazing. I liked how easy it was to buy the ticket and also how one ticket would allow us to get into the main attractions at a very affordable price as well(€9.50). The town is small enough for you to just walk to the main sites. Food can be a bit pricey.
Amazing place, absolutely important important to visit this place if you are in Ravenna
all these mosaics in the ceilings and walls, >1000years old, and still shining !
Very good preserved and placed!
It's in ITALY... What's not to love?