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Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe

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Class Mosaics!!

What can one say that hasn't been said over and over. This is an absolute must see when visiting... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dublin, Ireland
Get there to see it

If you're in Ravenna, this is another must see. It is a little out of the way, outside of town. We... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2018
Tom B
Barnegat, New Jersey
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Via Romea Sud 224 | Ravenna, 48124 Classe, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can one say that hasn't been said over and over. This is an absolute must see when visiting Ravenna, Find some way of getting here if you do not have your own transport. Some of the oldest 5th Century mosaics are here. This is...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2018

If you're in Ravenna, this is another must see. It is a little out of the way, outside of town. We took a cab and had him wait. The mosaics are beautiful and show quite a bit of life back in the 5th century. Separate...More

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Reviewed August 18, 2018

If you've traveled to Ravenna to see Byzantine mosaics, do yourself a favor and take the bus down to Classe. It's a bit of a detour but very worthwhile. The massive mosaics are wondrous to behold, and as an added benefit there are very few...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We were on a Ravenna City tour so when we stopped here I looked from the outside and it didn’t look that appealing to want to go inside. My husband said well we’re stopped here so let’s go see inside so in we go with...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2018

This spectacular basilica is only a short bus ride away from town and very easy to find. The information people will show you where to get the bus. It is very dramatic and rather different. Conveniently, there is a splendid little cafe nearby where you...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2018

Ravenna is a must, and the reason is all the byzantine mosaics. This church is just outside Ravenna, but it would be a crime to miss seeing it.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed June 14, 2018

This is an amazing sight you shouldn't miss on your trip in this part of Italy. The mosaic is spectacular, the basilika is really big and located in a beautiful peaceful place.

Thank Maja S
Reviewed May 27, 2018

We recently visited this gorgeous basilica with spectacular mosaics and felt that it was well worth visiting in addition to the other sites in Ravenna. We rented bicycles at the train station and it was an easily navigated flat cycle of just 4 miles each...More

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Reviewed April 19, 2018

Walking up to this church is not as impressive as many other churches in Italy. But upon going inside, that image changes. The detail, the marble, the mosaic artwork, the wall and ceiling paintings are beautiful! This place is totally worth a stop off the...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

Left this for our last morning , on the way to Bologna. LOVED IT. Went on a Sunday, here was a mass on, but they allowed the entry, which was free. Gorgeous mosaics! Would’ve loved to appreciate this with good light, but we landed up...More

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Response from 17AliceV | Reviewed this property |
There is not a specific guided tour of this Church, but you can buy a cumulative ticket that allows you to visit this Church + National Museum of Ravenna (+ Mausoleo of Teodorico as third option). Regards
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