• Sant’Apollinare Nuovo Sant’Apollinare Nuovo
  • Archiepiscopal Museum Archiepiscopal Museum
  • Neonian Baptistery Neonian Baptistery
  • Galla Placidia Galla Placidia
  • San Vitale San Vitale
History of Ravenna

After the Etruscans came the Umbrans (4th and 5th centuries BC) to settle in the area of Ravenna. Towards 350 BC the Umbrans succumbed to the Celts who left an important imprint but who also had to give way to the emerging power of Rome.

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Mosaics by night!

During “Mosaic by Night” extraordinary opening of Basilica S.Vitale and Mausoleo di Galla Placidia from July 1 st to September 2th on Tuesdays and Fridays…

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The Praying Madonna will be on show at the National Kracow Museum

We inform visitors that the mosaic panel depicting the Praying Madonna, displayed in the Archiepiscopal Museum of Ravenna, will be on loan from June 7th…

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The Praying Madonna will be on show at the National Kracow Museum

We inform visitors that the mosaic panel depicting the Praying Madonna, displayed in the Archiepiscopal Museum of Ravenna, will be on loan from June 7th…

San Vitale

BASILICA S.VITALE – From April to November

From April 17th to November 6th 2016, on Sundays celebration of the Holy Mass. Tourist visits will be interrupted from 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m.

Insights
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The Apostles in 5th and 6th century a.D. monuments in Ravenna

Apostles are constantly presentin 5th and 6th century A.D. monuments in Ravenna. They are portrayed either full-length or half-length inside precious clipei. Identified, at times,…

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The Basilica of San Vitale was listed among the “19 Most Stunning Sacred Places Around the World”

Travel recommendation! The Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna¬†was listed among the “19 Most Stunning Sacred Places Around the World” by The Huffington Post. Here’s…

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