Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo

Ravenna - Via Roma, 52

Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo


Entry price: € 9.50
Ticket only cumulative including: New S.Apollinare, Neonian, San Vitale, the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, Museum and Chapel of the Archbishop. Red. € 8.50, free for under 10 years.


Always open
until 31 March 9-17.30; from 1 April 9-19. The ticket office closes 15 minutes before


Telephone: +39 0544 541688

The Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo was built in the 6th century originally as Theodoric's palatinate church. Perhaps the façade was originally closed by a four sided portico, but now it is preceded by a simple but harmonious 16th century marble portico. On the right side there is a cylindrical bell-tower of the 9th or 10th century, characteristic of the buildings of Ravenna. From the ancient building we have the magnificent mosaics with the largest surface area which has come down to us from antiquity. The processions of Virgins and Martyrs represent one of the most typical examples of the Byzantine style.

Source: local Staff of Ravenna


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