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Basilica of Sant'Apollinare in Classe

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Address: Via Romea Sud, 224 Classe (RA), 48124 Ravenna, Italy
Phone Number: 0544-473-643
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Peace and harmony

The latest of Ravenna's mosaic is the most tranquil and exquisite. It praise the beauty of the world and prays for peace.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The latest of Ravenna's mosaic is the most tranquil and exquisite. It praise the beauty of the world and prays for peace.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The virgins have kept their chastity for over 1,500 years, and the martyrs have not turned from their fate in just as long.

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

This is one of the mosaic decorated churches for which Ravenna is renowned. The mosaics are lovely. Ravenna is the site of several UNESCO sites, several of them being associated with beautiful mosaic art. There is a multi-site ticket available for €9.50.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Superb Church dated back in 540 d.c. where the mosaics are impressively laid on top and in tha back of the altar. It is in Ravenna, the last capital of the Roman Empire.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We caught the No 4 bus from outside Ravenna station (get return tickets at the bus office in the station and cross over the road to the stop and remember to validate them in the machine on the bus!), and had a pleasant and cheap 20minute journey out to Classe. We were the only visitors in the Basilica at 10am... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This is just another in Ravenna's lovely spots. The beauty of the mosaics plus the age of them make it a wondrous place to visit.

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BOLOGNA ITALY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The church lays on a huge green park where you'll see five real size buffaloes made of bronze, a real impressive modern art installation. This was the ancient place of a huge pinewood forest, on the border of the sea. Now the sea is really far from here, but at the time of Emperor Augustus this was the very place... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The church is a bit far off Ravenna, actually, it's in another city called Classe, the ancient Classis, a Roman town with a small port. The building itself is great and what can I say about the mosaics? the best image of the Three Wise Men I have seen. Outside you can have fun with the sculptures of bulls in... More 

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Cirencester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This is a genuinely beautiful piece of sixth century art preserved fir us. Like all great art it is truly affecting.

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This review should have been for Sant'Appolinare in Classe. Sorry for the mix up.That's the problem with two Sant'Apollinares.

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