Top Sights to See in Ravenna near Venice

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Ravenna is famous for its Late Antiquity and Byzantine wall and ceiling mosaics in early Christian monuments and churches, which are the top sights to see when visiting this interesting town. Ravenna is a popular day-trip destination from Bologna and Rimini, as well as shore excursions for luxury passenger boats calling in Venice. Ravenna, a … Read more

Visit Ravenna to See Top UNESCO-Listed Mosaics and Early Christian Monuments

Collage of UNESCO-Listed sites in Ravenna

The UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List includes eight sites in Ravenna as superb examples of early Christian monuments and Late Antiquity mosaics. The top sights to see in Ravenna in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy are the eight early Christian monuments with Late Antiquity (or Byzantine) mosaics inscribed on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list … Read more

Opening Hours and Tickets for Visiting Ravenna’s UNESCO-Listed Churches and Mosaics

Collage of sites to see in Ravenna

Long opening hours and cheap combination admission tickets make seeing Ravenna’s early Christian monuments and Late Antiquity (and Byzantine) mosaics easy. Time-slot reservations are essential to see the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia. Ravenna in northeastern Italy between Venice and Bologna has some of the most splendid monuments from the Late Antiquity period. Eight sites have … 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