A classic example of byzantine art and architecture, the Basilica San Vitale is a beautiful church that is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage List. Its construction began in 526 AD and was sponsored by a Greek banker. The Basilica holds a place of pride in the city’s most famous mosaics. They depict fascinating stories of sacrifice and compassion. Immaculately preserved and a sheer delight to the eyes, this church is a must visit when in Ravenna. Mystically dark and gothic , the church has caught the fancies of many enchanted travellers across centuries. The most noteworthy features of the church are its mosaics, marble columns and the presbytery.
Entrance Ticket Details For Basilica San Vitale
- Reduced ticket price is EUR 8.50.
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62.08% of people who visit Ravenna include Basilica San Vitale in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
71.6% of people start their Basilica San Vitale visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Basilica San Vitale
64.62% of people prefer walking in order to reach Basilica San Vitale