Visit the Neonian Baptistery and the Archbishop’s Chapel in Ravenna

Neonian Baptistery in Ravenna with Cathedral Campanile in the Background

The Neonian Baptistery and the Archiepiscopal Chapel are two of the smaller UNESCO-listed sites in Ravenna with superb wall mosaics. The Neonian Baptistery and the Archiepiscopal Chapel are two of the eight UNESCO World Cultural Heritage-listed sites in Ravenna as excellent examples of early Christian monuments and Late Antiquity wall mosaics. Both are adjacent to … Read more

Visit the Arian Baptistery in Ravenna

Octagon Arian Baptistery in Ravenna, Italy

The Arian Baptistery in Ravenna in Italy is UNESCO-listed as an excellently preserved example of an early Christian monument with a Late Antiquity mosaic. The Arian Baptistery is one of eight monuments in Ravenna inscribed on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list as early Christian monuments and Late Antiquity (or Byzantine) mosaics. It is less … Read more

Visit the Basilica of Sant’Apollinare Nuovo in Ravenna to See Mosaics

Three Kings Mosaic in Sant'Apollinare Nuovo in Ravenna

The UNESCO World Cultural Heritage-listed Church of Sant’Apollinare Nuovo has some of the most impressive and interesting Late Antiquity and Byzantine mosaics in Ravenna, Italy. The Basilica of Sant’Apollinare Nuovo is one of the top sights to see when visiting Ravenna near Venice and Bologna. Ravenna has eight UNESCO World Cultural Heritage-listed sites of major … Read more

Visit the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna

Mosaics and Baroque Painted Dome in San Vitale

The Basilica of San Vitale is a highlight of any visit to see the Byzantine wall mosaics in Ravenna, a town popular with day trippers from Venice and Bologna. The Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna has the largest Byzantine mosaics outside Istanbul and is the best example of Justinian church architecture in existence. The … Read more