Basilica Di Sant' Apollinare Nuovo228 Votes Currently Open [Closes at 07:00 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, 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".
Basilica Di Sant' Apollinare Nuovo Travel Tips
- Last admittance: 15 minutes before closing time.
- Reduced ticket price is EUR 8.50.
How to Reach Basilica Di Sant' Apollinare Nuovo
- Bus stop: V. Di Roma St Apollinare Nuovo
- Viale Pallavicini
- Via Guaccimanni
- Al Passatore
- Randi Cristiano
- Camst - La Ristorazione Italiana
- Ristorante Il Cerchio dei Golosi
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94.13% 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
Basilica Di Sant' Apollinare Nuovo Reviews & Ratings
€9.50 for the ticket to enjoy this and 4 other attractions in Ravenna. Was very impressed by the gold mosaics in this one! Each of the window arches had a different mosaic pattern.
Quite fascinating for a tourist, specially when you aren't keen on visiting some of the big tourist cities.
A must-see in Ravenna. Breathtaking mosaics - incredibly well preserved. Hugely atmospheric basilica, go towards the end of the day when it's not packed with tour groups!
very good nice to see it in all its glory
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.