• 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.


Monuments diocesan open to social networks

Since a few days monuments managed by the Opera di Religione della Diocesi di Ravenna are present on two of the largest social networks. The Basilica…


Living Stone – Announcing the gospel in Art

Free Guided Tours  S.Vitale, S. Apollinare Nuovo, Battistero Neoniano, Cappella Arcivescovile  Dates of Our Service: 10:30am – 1:30pm and 2:30pm – 4:30pm October 5, 2014 November 9, 2014 December 7, 2014…


Early closing of the monuments 27.01.2015

We inform tourists that on Tuesday January 27th 2015 the diocesan monuments will be closed before usual closing time. Basilica of St. Vitale, Mausoleum of…

Battistero Neoniano (3)

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,…


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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