Sant'Apollinare Nuovo Ravenna, Italy c. 500-60
Dedicated to St. Apollinarus (Ravenna's first bishop), this 6th-century basilica is known for its two rows of ancient mosaics that stretch the length of the nave, telling biblical stories.
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- Sant'Apollinare NuovoBasilica di Sant'Apollinare NuovoNew Basilica of St. Apollinarus
- 44.416770° N, 12.204899° E
- Via Di Roma
- 0544 541688
Ravishing RavennaPosted May 10, 2008 by Holly Hayes Part of: The Great European Road Trip
Byzantine Empress Theodora in the Basilica di San Vitale Ravenna is wonderful. We are here for two nights to see its ancient churches and Byzantine mosaics, which are considered the best in the world. I've been pretty excited about this stop, and I'm happy to say it has entirely lived up to my expectations. In the…
- Official Website of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo. Web. Official website.