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Sant'Apollinare Nuovo

Sant'Apollinare Nuovo Review

The mosaics displayed in this church date from the early 6th century, making them slightly older than those in San Vitale. Since the left side of the church was reserved for women, it's only fitting that the mosaics on that wall depict 22 virgins offering crowns to the Virgin Mary. On the right wall are 26 men carrying the crowns of martyrdom. They approach Christ, surrounded by angels.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Via Roma, at Via Guaccimanni Ravenna, 48100 | Map It
  • Phone: 0544/219518; 0544/541688 reservations
  • Cost: Combination ticket €9.50 (includes all diocesan monuments)
  • Hours: Nov.–Feb., daily 10–4:45; Mar. and Oct., daily 9:30–5:15; Apr.–Sept., daily 9–6:45 (last entry 15 min before closing)
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  • Location: Ravenna
Updated: 02-21-2013

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