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Basilica of Saint Francis

Local name: Basilica di San Francesco

Built at the turn of the 10th and 11th centuries, the Romanesque basilica stands on the site of the early Christian church of St. Peter and Paul, it is a building on an oblong plan with a massive, square tower-ward, adjacent to the side wall. The interior is devoid of ornaments and decorations. Under the church floor there is a crypt with mosaics from the mid-5th century, which proves the existence of an early Christian temple in this place.


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    Piazza San Francesco 348121 Ravenna , Italy