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Basilica di San Francesco, Ravenna

Ravenna Piazza San Francesco 1, 48121, Ravenna, Italy
+39 0544 33256
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  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
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“gold fish” (11 reviews)
“fish swimming” (6 reviews)
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Ravenna Piazza San Francesco 1, 48121, Ravenna, Italy
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+39 0544 33256
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"gold fish"
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"fish swimming"
in 6 reviews
"original church"
in 4 reviews
"dante's tomb"
in 10 reviews
"original floor"
in 5 reviews
"san francesco"
in 5 reviews
"entire city"
in 2 reviews
"main altar"
in 2 reviews
"century ad"
in 2 reviews
"free entry"
in 3 reviews
"quick visit"
in 2 reviews
"nice church"
in 2 reviews
"below street level"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 4 reviews
"alabaster windows"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful mosaics"
in 2 reviews
"goldfish"
in 17 reviews
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

The Basillica is a nice visit. The cript is beautiful with its underwater part and the fishes. In order the get the lights you have to give 1 EUR but it's worth.

Thank Krasito
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Incredible to see the flooded crypt with fish swimming in the water. One of many great churches in Ravenna.

Thank Clockwise47597
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

Free entry but a small 1 euro charge to see the amazing mosiac and fish. A not to be missed site in Ravenna.

Thank Kasler
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

The entry was free. When we got there they were closed (12-3), but the kids really wanted to see the fish. You have to put a euro into the little machine to turn the light on for you to see the underwater part of the...More

Thank DofDenver
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

The water and mosiac setting is pretty awesome. I wish more churches would mix in the elements a bit more.

Thank Grant I
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Like everyone says, end the euro and see the amazing mosaics in the flooded crypt. We thought the Basilica itself was amazing, but the crypt was a truly a bonus.

Thank lovetotravelgreeley
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

Basilica di San Francesco is a nice Roman Catholic church at the center of Ravenna. It is worth visiting place, since there you can see an underground pool of water with mosaics.

Thank Georgios G
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

I wandered into the church for a look around, not knowing anything about it except that it looked like an interesting church. The big surprise for me was to discover that there were underwater mosaics which could be viewed from the side and front of...More

1  Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

The church is ok, if you like that sort of thing. There were various Renaissance and later paintings and sculptures but the star of the show was the original floor. This is now underneath the existing church and flooded but can still be seen, once...More

2  Thank MarcusHurley
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

More than the beauty of the church, I was stunned by the beauty of mosaics underneath the main altar. These are covered with water. This can be viewed against a payment of Eur 1 which will light up the place.

Thank Karen P
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