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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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Might be on the itinerary. Should be, but..

There are so many beautiful mosaics in Ravenna that you might have to forego this one. It's far out of town and the several others are all within a 15-20 minute walk from the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

There are so many beautiful mosaics in Ravenna that you might have to forego this one. It's far out of town and the several others are all within a 15-20 minute walk from the train station. If you're coming in from Ravenna from Venice or Florence/points east, you just might not have time. And I'd place Sant'Apollinare in Classe as... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The basilica is great, with the other one with the same name in Ravenna, you can see the best collection of mosaics in Italy. The place outside is not very welcoming, big parking lot with no trees and shade, long walk to get to the basilica, no possibility for car or buses to bet closer, so handicapped people will be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Entrance fee part of discounted Museum Multi-ticket, NOT Church discounted Multi-ticket. Worth a detour on way home. Another stunning mosaic. Beautiful setting. Not a lot there, but wanted to visit all the sites on this one off trip to Ravenna.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This Basilica is situated outside Ravenna and is not part of the composite ticket that you can purchase at a discount rate for visiting key sites . Frankly it is just not comparable with the other Basilicas in Ravenna. We were also pestered by beggars

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Another very special place in Ravenna. The mosaics are outstanding and surround the top space of the interiors of the basilica.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is wonderful example to Byzantine architecture complete with fantastic mosaics and must not be missed when visiting Ravenna. It is out of town, but there is a regular bus and a restaurant close by. Entry used to be free for senior citizens, but this year it costs 5€ (upkeep costs oblige)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

First, you have to take a bus there and then the tickets are not part of the overall 4 site ticket so the total for this alone was 28 euros, which was way too high. Second, they have the entire exterior fenced off, so you can't take a good photo of the outside and walk in the trees around the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We tried to stop in all the monuments on the UNESCO list while in Ravenna. This one certainly deserves to be on there. The mosaics are very large scale as is the columned church on the inside. Loads of artwork as well. Not to be missed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

yes this is worth the stop but no detour, when you come from Ravenna centre and you just visited the mosaics over there, this one is little bit a second best/ beautiful but not as good as the ones in Ravenna. But stays a magnificent set of mosaic pieces in a nice setting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This Basilica has Christ depicted in a Classic style in mosaics with much flora and fauna native to the are surrounding him. The side panels are magnificent.

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Address: Via Romea Sud, 224 Classe (RA), 48124 Ravenna, Italy
Phone Number: 0544-473-643
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Ravenna  >  Ravenna
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 7:30 pm

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