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Battistero degli Ariani

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Address: Vicolo Degli Ariani 1, 48121, Ravenna, Italy
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+39 0544 35404

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Only need 5mins here

Impressive golden ceiling in a small room. 1 Euro admission fee from the adjacent ticket machine. Quick pit stop on the sightseeing route.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Impressive golden ceiling in a small room. 1 Euro admission fee from the adjacent ticket machine. Quick pit stop on the sightseeing route.

Thank TerranOdyssey
Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Another mosaic masterpiece testimony of early ages high level skills for this type of art. It is good that we still have those examples in our days! Must to visit if you are in Ravenna

Thank ricciaitalia
Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

Very interesting place, one of the not so many examples of Arian (as in early Christian branch) art; I don't think there are many similar places, in Italy or elsewhere. Beautiful, detailed scenes depicted in mosaics. Entrance is free. Close to other interesting, mosaic-adorned sites.

Thank Maria D
Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

I think it's not in top ten and not a must see, but this place is actually very interesting for history and religion lovers 'cause arianism was/is part of christianity that's declared as heresis and doesn't exist notable any more, but in the 4th and 5th century was much spread in christian world. The access is free of charge and... More 

Thank marijansesvete
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

It's free. Just 5 minutes on foot from the station. Beautiful pattern on the ceiling inside. 駅から約5分で小さな祠です。天井内側の絵は荘厳ですが親しみも持てます。無料ですし、穏やかな気分になれます。一度是非。

Orvieto, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Try to visit just before it closes when you might have the place to yourselves and will be better able to see the details of the mosaics under the electric light.

Thank 4travelwriter4
Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

the Arian (Christian) religion was only a little different and so is this baptistery. Look at the picture of Christ and you can see what is meant. it emphasised Christ's human nature more so than did the Orthodox. the Mosaics are lovely even if you are not interested in the details.

Thank eridotto
Somerset, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

On a tour of Ravenna's superb collections of beautifully preserved mosaic artworks, it would be easy to become blasé but the workmanship, inspiration and colours hold the observer in thrall at each location. Unforgettable works.

Thank Veedubber
Beijing, China
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

The only free-entrance spot among the World Heritage sites in Ravenna, but when we visited on 10 October, the site was under construction and no visitor allowed. Wish they can get it done fast enough.

Thank tensaisimon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

If you are in Ravenna visiting all the churches in the old city, and especially seeing all the mosaics, some of them gold, is a must... the city itself is a little gem. And its treasures are many.

Thank Ligia J

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