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Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe

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The beauty is the beauty

A beautiful cathedral with a wander il mosaico is always a great welcome. Personnel needs to... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
C3128DBmauriziob
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Florence, Italy
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Unless you're burned out on mosaics, definitely go here.

There is a different flavor to this basilica than to others in Ravenna, though the main focus is... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Leon M
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Biloxi, Mississippi
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

A beautiful cathedral with a wander il mosaico is always a great welcome. Personnel needs to improve due to the young age.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

There are wonderful mosaics in Ravenna. No doubt about it. In my opinion, if you have seen Basilica di San Apolonare Nuovo, Battistero Neoniano, Museo Arcivescovile e Cappella di San Andrea and Basilica di San Vitale and Mausoleum di Galla Placidia- all in the old...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

There is a different flavor to this basilica than to others in Ravenna, though the main focus is its excellent mosaics. As others have noted, bring a monocular or binoculars as the best of the mosaics are up high. I have seen "time spent" numbers...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Leon M
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We took the #4 bus to Classe to visit this attraction. The cost per bus ticket is currently 1.30 Euro and can be purchased in tobacco shops. We planned to eat lunch nearby so needed two tickets per person to get there and back. (I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Classe is a short train ride away from Ravenna so if you have time, this church is worth visiting. It’s 5EUR to get in and it’s about a ten minute walk from the train station. You will probably end up spending about 30 minutes at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 August 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 August 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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 August 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

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 7 August 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

Date of experience: May 2018
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Adrian G
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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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