Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna

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Sixth-century Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo has been reconstructed numerous times since its consecration in 561 CE. Take time to examine the mosaics that decorate the nave and altar: these are the main draw of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with 24 marble columns from Constantinople. One of the mosaics may be the first Western representation of the Devil. With such a large and detailed display of mosaics, it can be helpful to carry a guide or read up on the historical details beforehand. To visit Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo on your trip to Ravenna, use our Ravenna trip planner .
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  • The Basilica of St. Apollinaris is divided dvymja pjadami Corinthian kolonn from Greek mpamora (complete notice engraved Greek letters in capitals) c impostami. Altar kolonny made of porphyry. Mnogoe soxpanilos in the temple (c) (VI): Chair, FishNet and fence mpamornye pelefnaja cooker.
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  • It really is beautiful in its simplicity and in its architectural wealth of the mosaics with which the human figures are represented along the aisles. Very interesting in its artistic and architectural uniqueness ... Worth visiting!
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  • Located in the historic centre of Ravenna, deployed by the two most famous mausoleum of Galla Placidia and Basilica di San Vitale. Sant'appollinare New remains closer to the train station, I recommend switching to those who have even just half an hour "to lose" for Ravenna.
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  • Perfectly preserved mosaic from the 6th and 7th centuries. Amazing
  • Just a beautiful example, perfectly preserved, of Byzantine mosaic work. We were floored. Really, not to be missed
  • If you've made it all the way to Ravenna, odds are you will be seeing this no matter what. It's nice that they have chairs set out where you can sit and view the full mosaics without having to strain your neck so much.
  • Fabulous! Some sumptuous mosaics. Wierdly the Baroque additions and frescoes rather spoil the effect.
  • Great artwork inside. Was half thinking of missing this but glad I didn't.

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