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Basilica of Santa Maria in Porto

The Basilica of Santa Maria in Porto, built in the 16th century, was modified in the second half of the 18th century by architect Camillo Morigia, who decorated the upper part of the sumptuous Baroque façade in Neoclassical style.

The solemn and imposing interior is divided into a nave and two aisles and its wide transept are covered by a high dome. On the left side of the transept, a marble bas-relief from the 11th or 12th century probably of Venetian origin depicts the Virgin Mary in a prayerful attitude. This image is also known as "Greek Madonna" because according to legend it had miraculously arrived in Ravenna from Constantinople.


Opening hours

Every day: 7.30 - 12.30 / 15.30 - 19.00
It is advisable to call +39 0544 212055 for more information on its opening

Entrance fee

Free entry

How to get there

The church is close to the centre. Bus line n. 4, car park 50m away in Via di Roma, coach parking 150m away in Via Santi Baldini. Wheelchair accessible. Close to Basilica of S. Apollinare Nuovo, Planetarium, (so-called) Theodoric's Palace and MAR - City Art Museum.

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Last modified date: 14/08/2020


Via Di Roma, 19
+39 0544 212055

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